California Preservation Foundation Award Winners!
Commercial Exchange Building / Freehand Hotel
Vacant since the mid-1980's, the Commercial Exchange Building has now been converted by NY-based hotel developer Sydell Group into their new trendy hostels concept called "Freehand" more
Gilmore Gas Station / Starbucks
The Starbucks at 859 N. Highland Avenue was built in 1935 as a Red Lion gas station. The building features iconic details characteristic of Art Deco architecture including cantilevered canopies more
Monrovia Santa Fe Train Depot
After being vacant for a few decades, the historic Monrovia Santa Fe Depot has undergone a remarkable transformation. Once a dilapidated structure, the 1924 train depot has been restored more
About The Awards
Spectra Company is honored to be receiving three California Preservation Foundation - Preservation Design Awards . This prestigious statewide award is chosen by a panel of experts in architecture, engineering, planning and history to celebrate excellence in historic preservation. An awards ceremony will be held on Friday October 19th, 2018 at another Spectra Company project, the beautiful Millennium Biltmore Hotel.

Congratulations to the teams!