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A Tale of Two Mills Act Projects

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Garavaglia Architecture (GA) Inc. recently worked with two historic property owners to complete historic structure reports for their Mills Act applications in San Francisco. The Mills Act is designed to restore and preserve historic buildings by giving tax reductions to private property owners for investing in these properties. The Mills Act historic structure reports that [...]

Garavaglia Architecture Summer News

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Lorenz Hotel Re-Opening Our firm was honored to attend the re-opening ceremony for the Lorenz Senior Apartments in Redding, California on February 19, 2015. The Beaux Arts–style structure — originally a hotel built by Susan Lorenz, widow of gold-mining magnate Henry Lorenz — is an important part of Redding’s history and has served the community [...]

Bringing Back the Beacon

Monday, November 11th, 2013

On Tuesday, October 22, the “Eye of Diablo” was returned to its home at the top of Mount Diablo in a ceremony attended by volunteers, Park Service employees, and, most notably, Pearl Harbor Attack Survivors Mickey Ganitch, Chuck Kohler, and John Tait. The Beacon, as the “Eye” is known, is a rotating light that helped [...]