CPF’s Top Historical Highlights, 1975 – 2011
More Than 30 Years of Sponsoring the California Preservation Conference
Since the mid-1970s, first CPA and then CPF has held an annual statewide conference where preservationists can gather, exchange ideas, network and organize around important issues. The next conference will be held in Santa Monica May 15-18, 2011.
Over a Quarter-Century of Honoring the Best in California:
The Preservation Design Awards
The Preservation Design Awards (PDA) honors the accomplishments of architects, engineers, developers, preservation consultants, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and others for outstanding examples of preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, reconstruction, contextual infill, sustainability, cultural resource studies and reports, craftsmanship and preservation technology, and archeology and interpretive exhibits. In 2010, the PDA was held at the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades. In September 2011, it will be held at The Conservatory of Music in San Francsico.
Over 150 Workshops on 41 Different Topics Throughout California
CPF has educated preservationists on a vast array of historic preservation topics, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), "Award-Winning Design Solutions," "Using the State Historical Building Code," "Guiding Design on Main Streets," "Victorian Restoration," "Federal Preservation Law," "Landmark and Cultural Heritage Commissions," and Certified Local Government programs.