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Miguel
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Downtown Fresno Mid-century Architecture Tour

Postby Miguel » Sun Apr 18, 2010 1:53 pm

This tour took place on Saturday 4/17/10

More information on Archop.org website; pictures and videos with tour highlights:
http://archop.org/2010/04/mid-century-downtown/

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Walking Tour – Mid-century Downtown
Location – Starts on Fulton Mall at the Clock Tower
Time – 2pm
Details – Highlight prominent and/or well designed mid-century modern architecture in Fresno’s downtown.

On tour:
1) Fulton Mall - Victor Gruen and Garrett Eckbo
http://tinyurl.com/y3np7qa
2) Park Towers - Stevens & Zellmer
http://tinyurl.com/27u5lq5
3) Fink and Skopp - Robert W Stevens
http://tinyurl.com/2clxab8
4) 830 Van Ness- Robert W Stevens
http://tinyurl.com/2adbdey
5) Spiral Parking Garage - Walter Wagner & Martin Temple Architects
http://tinyurl.com/23dq6ht
6) Fresno Convention Center / Saroyan Theatre- Robert W Stevens
http://tinyurl.com/24zn7xa
7) Del Webb Townehouse (Fresno County Plaza) - Del Webb Corporation/Lew Litzie
http://tinyurl.com/28cfqlc
8 ) Sawl & Netzler – (Midland Savings) - Eugene Houghman
http://tinyurl.com/2fc2clw
8 ) Fresno County Hall of Records - Allied Architects
http://tinyurl.com/27dnvkx
9) Fresno Post Office & Federal Building (FUSD Administration Building) & WPA Sidewalks - William Dewey Foster & Louis A Simon
http://tinyurl.com/2dw4adm
10) Hugh M Burns State Building
http://tinyurl.com/yym6vhh
11) BF Sisk Building - David Horn
http://tinyurl.com/2ajhe2x
12) Eaton Plaza - James Oakes, Gay McCline, Bob Dyer, and Burr Garman
http://tinyurl.com/23bcn2b
13) Fresno County Public Library Central Branch - Edwin Darden
http://tinyurl.com/2dnbbqa
14) Fresno Memorial Auditorium - Allied Architects
http://tinyurl.com/2bst9tk
15) Fresno City Hall (Annex) - Franklin & Kump Architects
http://tinyurl.com/234lcou
16) Fresno Police Department - Walter Wagner
http://tinyurl.com/266yupq
17) Fresno Unified School District Office (1936) - Franklin & Kump
http://tinyurl.com/26hphuv
18) Fresno County Office of Education (County Unemployment Office) - David Horn
http://tinyurl.com/2eh4wo3
19) Fresno County Courthouse - Walter Wagner & Associates
http://tinyurl.com/235y5xg
20) Crocker Building (Holland Building) - William Hastrup
http://tinyurl.com/22wc7zn
21) Wells Fargo Building - William Hastrup
http://tinyurl.com/287x8rc
22) City of Fresno Parking Garage - Alastair Simpson
http://tinyurl.com/2ezrm3a
23) Bank of the West (First Western Bank and Trust Company) - Welton Beckett
http://tinyurl.com/28kvgor
24) Proctors Jewelers
http://tinyurl.com/2e6q3sh
25) Guarantee Savings (Mattei Building) - Robert W Stevens
http://tinyurl.com/2g984qv

Off tour sites:
26) Bank of American Agricenter Branch- Robert W Stevens
http://tinyurl.com/2anyvuv
27) Walter Wagner Offices - Walter Wagner
http://tinyurl.com/282vohc
28) United California Bank - Alastair Simpson
http://tinyurl.com/2b7yo9a
29) Luau
http://tinyurl.com/2g5hymy
30) Gottschalks - Trewhitt, Shields & Fisher
http://tinyurl.com/2dkxnfn
31) The Crest Theater - Carl Moeller
http://tinyurl.com/25sp3kd
32) Masten Towers - Robert W Stevens
http://tinyurl.com/2ek5lv3
33) Circle Building - Robert W Stevens
http://tinyurl.com/2dbrjae
34) Fresno Community Hospital - Alastair Simpson
http://tinyurl.com/25v284c
35) S Street Medical Building - Allen Y. Lew
http://tinyurl.com/3yrt6ka
36) Park Terrace Apartments
http://tinyurl.com/3xsyvna
Last edited by Miguel on Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:37 pm, edited 5 times in total.

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Postby scowsa » Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:02 pm

Much appreciated. In Fresno (for the first time) on business next month so I'll add this to my plans.
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Postby Miguel » Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:49 pm

Hope you enjoy it Scowsa. There are many more to see if you drive around downtown and North on Blackstone Ave.


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