Archive for October, 2010

Historic Chinese Structures Receives a Governor’s Historic Preservation Award for 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The Historic Chinese Structures of Fiddletown has been selected to receive a Governor’s Historic Preservation Award for 2010. This award is the only official preservation award presented by the State of California in recognition of achievements in historic preservation. A presentation ceremony has been planned in November in Sacramento.

The two structures, the Gambling House and Store, were constructed c. 1850 and were recently stabilized as a Garavaglia Architecture, Inc. project. This project was also awarded a 2009 California Preservation Foundation Design in the Preservation category and a 2010 Honor Award by the AIA San Francisco Chapter.

For more information on this project, navigate to 1850 on our timeline.

Los Altos Project in the News!

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

The Los Altos Town Crier recently featured an article on a residential project Garavaglia Architecture, Inc. has been honored to be a part of. The Shoup House recently underwent restoration just in time to celebrate its 100th year. Principal and Preservation Architect Michael Garavaglia has been invited to be part of a celebration in recognition of this feat.

For more information on this or our other restoration projects please contact us at 415.391.9633 or info@garavaglia.com For more information on the history of Los Altos contact the Los Altos History Museum.

Also see:

Contra Costa Times/Mercury News “ The Season Collector,” November 5, 2010

La Laguna de San Gabriel Featured in Preservation Magazine.

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Check out Preservation Magazine, the Magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s current issue and see La Laguna de San Gabriel featured on page six in transitions.

La Laguna de San Gabriel is a park Garavaglia Architecture, Inc. is working on to help rehabilitate into its former glory. The whimsical structures were created by artist Benjamin Dominguez. For more information on this project navigate to 1963 by clicking on the 1950 mark on our timeline for more information on this project.

Click here for the online version.

Entrance Sign to the Park

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