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Society of Architectural History

From: N. J. Bud Goldstone <as768>
Date: Friday, May 7, 1999
Watts Towers Restoration Tour

The Society of Architectural Historians, Southern California Chapter
is sponsoring the first tour of the Watts Towers since 1994. The
tour of the towers, a National Historic Landmark in Los Angeles,
will be held June 26, from 10 a.m.. to 2 p.m. Presentations will
examine the history and current repairs and conservation work on the
cement mortar and steel monument designed and built by Simon Rodia
between 1921 and 1955. The event, designed by Mr. Ted Wells,
President of SAH, will be conducted by conservator Zuleyma C.
Aguirre and conservation engineer Bud Goldstone. Aguirre and
Goldstone have been under contract for ten years to Cultural Affairs
Department, City of Los Angeles. Members of SAH or AIC cost is $12 ,
non-members $20. Space is limited to 60 persons. For reservations
and further information contact Mt. Wells at tedwells [at] twmn__com.

N. J. Bud Goldstone
Conservation Engineer - Watts Towers & Las Pozas
co-author The Los Angeles Watts Towers a Getty Publication

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:86
                   Distributed: Monday, May 10, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-86-018
Received on Friday, 7 May, 1999

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