Saturday April 28th 10:30 am to 12:30 pm $25.00 per person Women On
Bikes SoCal is very pleased to announce the local authors of "Long Beach: The Unexpected Metropolis"and mid century modern design specialists Cara Mullio and Jennifer M. Volland will take us on an expert sight seeing tour by some of Long Beach's mid century modern architectural treasures all by bike!
This event is limited to 20 participants. This event is in support of our "Double the Women" campaign. As an initiative of the 501(c)(3) Bikeable Communities your donation is tax deductible. Ticket/Donation must be purchased online in advance (see below). With your ticket purchase you will become a "Basic" member of Women On Bikes SoCal!
Start: Marina Vista Park 5355 Elliot St., Long Beach 90803
Part I - The Alamitos Heights Neighborhood
Various examples of mid-century architecture by Paul Tay and Edward Killingsworth
Part II - The Park Estates Neighborhood
- Alexander House (John Lautner)
- Matlock House (Richard Neutra)
- Moore/Hafley Twin Houses (Richard Neutra)
*As a bonus we'll be touring the inside of one of the Neutra houses!
Part III - California State University Long Beach
- Master Plan (Edward Killingsworth)
For riders who would like to extend the tour on their own Cara and Jennifer recommend visiting the following homes in Naples:
- Opdahl House (Edward Killingsworth), 5576 Vesuvian Walk
- Frank House, CSH #25, 82 Rivo Alto Canal
- Portofino/Toledo Tower (Hugh Gibbs & Donald Gibbs), 5400 The Toledo
A map will be provided of our route and the best way to ride to Naples. Please let us know if you need to rent bikes for the tour. For those coming from out of town we will also be recommending dining ideas.
Click the link below to purchase your ticket today!