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Pereira in the New Frontier: The Orange County Buildings, 1962 to 1975
Pacific Mutual Insurance Company. Photographed by Wayne Thom, 1973.
This a bus tour led by Preserve Orange County of 7 historic buildings and sites designed by midcentury Los Angeles architect, William Pereira.
As Southern California’s population and built environment expanded dramatically after the Second World War, so did the need for architecture and planning services. A large, full-service firm that catered to corporate and institutional clients, William L. Pereira & Associates (WLPA) was at the center of this growth. The firm designed office towers, college campuses, churches, libraries, and civic centers in International, Brutalist, and Late Modern styles, and was known for producing exuberant ... view more »
Tickets are on sale now and supplies are limited. Tickets include transportation on a chartered luxury bus, a gourmet boxed lunch, and bottled water. Members of Preserve Orange County receive an 18% discount on the purchase of up to two tickets. Parking location will be announced after ticket purchase.