Archive for October, 2009

South San Francisco project center of Downtown improvement

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
As part of this project, two buidings will be renovated.

As part of this project, two buidings will be renovated.

The San Francisco Examiner features one of Garavaglia Architecture’s project in South San Francisco. Two historic buildings are going to be renovated with housing units above commercial space as part of a new plan for transforming the downtown. Part of the shuffling includes an existing restaurant next door moving into the larger commercial space of one of the renovated buildings.

Contact us for more information on this project or about our other architectural services.

Open House at the Tomales Regional History Center

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Tomales Regional History Museum

The Tomales Regional History Center is open for a re-opening day. The event is Sunday, November 1st from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Garavaglia Architecture, Inc initially began this project as a CAP assessment and has been honored to assist in the renovation of the History Center. Contact us for more information specifically on this project.

Follow links here for more on the history center:

Tomales Regional Center
http://www.tomaleshistory.com/
Winter Hours beginning November 1st:
Saturday & Sundays from 1pm – 4pm.
26701 Highway One, Tomales, CA
707.878.9443

Point Reyes Light, October 22, 2009
http://www.ptreyeslight.com/cgi/news_archive_2008.pl?record=233

Benefit Event for the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Garavaglia Architecture, Inc., was invited to participate as an exhibitor for the Western Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s benefit Sip Some Wine & Walk Through Time on October 7th. The event was hosted in the “Old Mint” located at Fifth and Mission Streets in San Francisco.

The Old Mint, sometime referred to as the “Granite Lady”, is a national landmark and was built between 1869 and 1874. Not only was it one of the few buildings to survive the 1906 earthquake, but at one point also produced 59% of the US gold and silver coins and held one-third of the nation’s gold reserves during the great depression. Currently, the building is undergoing restoration for use as home to the San Francisco Museum & Historical Society.

Representing the firm were Mike Garavaglia, Principal, and Dea Bacchetti, Marketing Manager. Sheila Mc Elroy, Principal of Circa: Historic Property Development and longtime collaborator with Garavaglia Architecture Inc., was also present.

Knight Foundry Historic Structures Report

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More on the event:

SF Architecture & Design Examiner, October 2, 2009.
http://www.examiner.com/x-14251-SF-Architecture–Design-Examiner~y2009m10d2-Sip-Some-Wine–Walk-Through-Time