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Heritage.Home.AwardAlhambra Preservation Group will present its 2014 Heritage Home Awards to the owners of three exceptional Alhambra homes on the evening of Wednesday, November 19. This year’s event will take place at 7pm in the Alhambra Civic Center Library’s Reese Hall, 101 South First Street, and is free to the public. Please join us for a fun and informative evening! Light refreshments will be served and ample free parking is available in the library’s underground parking structure.

The presentation will mark the seventh year of APG’s Heritage Home Awards program, which recognizes homeowners who have restored or maintained their older, historic homes in a manner that is sensitive to their architectural period and style and that recognizes the value of these properties to the community at large.

The evening’s program will showcase each of the homes through an educational and inspiring audio-visual presentation, offering both exterior and interior views of three of Alhambra’s extraordinary historic residences, along with insights into the history and context of each. APG President, Chris Olson, describes the event as, “a virtual home tour, without the walking — or the price of a ticket!” We have a few surprises in store for you this year, including the former home of a storybook princess, a property that was actually declared a public nuisance before it was thoroughly rehabilitated, and the location of Alhambra’s first Little Free Library. Adding to the fun, attendees will have the opportunity to win a special prize, dinner (and drinks) for two at The Barkley restaurant in South Pasadena.

Alhambra Preservation Group was founded in 2003 by residents eager to promote and protect Alhambra’s rich and historic architectural heritage. As a nonprofit organization, APG is supported by the generous contributions of its members and friends. We thank you for your support.

You can learn more about APG by visiting our website or following us on Facebook!

Photo courtesy of Alhambra Preservation Group.

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