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The California Preservation
Foundation thanks Mr. Steven Oliver
and the Oliver Ranch Foundation for their generous support.
| Oliver Ranch Tour |
Saturday, October 26
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Order tickets online or call CPF at 415-495-0349
Join the California Preservation Foundation on a private tour of Oliver Ranch given by collector Steven Oliver.
This picturesque 100-acre property in the Alexander Valley features 18 remarkable site-specific installations by artists, including: Andy Goldsworthy, Ann Hamilton, Bruce Nauman, Martin Puryear and Richard Serra. Click here for more information about the Oliver Ranch and the Oliver Ranch Foundation
A very limited number of tickets are available. This is a rain or shine event. This walking tour is 2.5 hours long and covers approximately 2.5 miles of the property with 600 feet of elevation change and various terrain. Comfortable walking shoes are required.
Calistoga's Schramsberg and Chateau Montelena: History and Wine
Sunday, February 24, 2013
From inspiring writings by Robert Louis Stevenson to winning blind tastings in Paris, Schramsberg and Chateau Montelena are two Napa Valley wineries greatly influencing the winemaking industry and history in California. Join CPF on an exclusive Members Only Tour of these estates, learning the detailed history, wine production, and efforts to preserve the wineries' legacies dating back to the 1800s.
Richmond Historic District
April 9, 2011
Members Only Tour of award-winning projects in the city of Richmond including the renovated Santa Fe Reading Room and the Plunge, the Richmond Civic Center (2010 PDA Winner), the Ford Assembly Building (2009 PDA Winner), and the Maritime Child Development Center.
November 13, 2010
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
These tours showcased a number of CPF's Preservation Design Award (PDA) winning projects in the Napa Valley. Open exclusively to CPF members, the tours were led by the architects, developers and contractors who worked on the projects, offering participants direct access to the individuals preserving our built environment.
The 2010 Fall Tour included tours of:Tours were be lead by:
- Naomi Miroglio, AIA, Principal Architectural Resources Group
- Arne Halterman, SE, Degenkolb Engineers
- Tom Andrews, Andrews & Thornley Construction
- Steve Tradewell, Napa Valley Vintners and more!
President's Circle Reception
Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery
April 24, 2008
An elite group of donors will gather at the exclusive Spottswoode, a family-owned historic vineyard and winery, established in 1882 by George Schonewald.
|© 2008 Heath Ceramics. Used with permission.|| |
Inside Heath Ceramics:
A Rare Look at the Ceramic Tile and Tableware Factory
November 10, 2007
California Preservation Foundation hosted a special member's only event at the Heath Ceramics Factory in Sausalito. Heath Ceramics is one of the few remaining mid-century American potteries still in existence today, producing original handcrafted tableware and architectural tile since 1948. On the guided tour, participants learned about the entire pottery production process, from clay-making to firing. The tour provided opportunity for discussion and interaction with tile design and installation experts. Afterwards, lunch was enjoyed at the nearby restaurant, Anchorage 5, a diner considered a local gem.
| ||The Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, CA|
A CPF Members Reception
Held at The Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, CA
January 19, 2007
CPF Members gathered for a tour and reception at this 2006 Preservation Design Award winner.
|© J. Paul Getty Trust. Used with permission. Julius Schulman. Photography Archive Research Library at the Getty Research Institute|| |
The Iconic Kaufmann House -
The Jewel of the Desert
Exclusive Reception at the Kaufmann House by Richard Neutra in Palm Springs, California
November 18, 2006.
Featuring the latest on architecture and preservation in the desert, Richard Twedt, director of Palm Desert's Public Art, and Jim West, Palm Desert Historical Archivist, presented the new book "Art and Architecture in Palm Desert."
Richard Neutra designed this house for the Kaufmann family in 1946. The house is a prime example of modernarchitecture, and the above image, by renowned photographer Julius Shulman, is a classic. The Kaufmann house was meticulously restored by the architectural firm Marmol and Radziner of Santa Monica, California in the mid 1990s.
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