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Los Angeles Conservancy | 2019 Preservation Awards | Chair’s Award Recipient

In July, Redbird | Vibiana received the Los Angeles Conservancy’s 2019 Preservation Award Chair’s Award.

The Chair’s Award is the LA Conservancy’s highest recognition celebrating the persistence, creativity and ultimate success of the revitalization for adaptive reuse of the cathedral, rectory building and surrounding property. Recipients are selected by a jury of experts in architecture, historic preservation and community development.

The Los Angeles Conservancy is a nonprofit organization that works through education and advocacy to recognize, preserve and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural sites of Los Angeles County. Since 1982, the Conservancy has reviewed and recognized historic structures that represent excellence in the field of preservation.

Previous honorees include the Bradbury Building, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Enis House, Griffith Park, Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles Central Library, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Orpheum Theatre, The Forum, The Rose Bowl Stadium and The Wiltern.

Learn more on the LA Conservancy website and watch a film of the present-day property here.

Redbird | Vibiana Project Credits:

Project Leads
Amy Knoll Fraser and Neal Fraser
Tom Gilmore and Jerri Peroni

Architects 
Robert Weimer Design
Osvaldo Minotti
Paul Tang Architecture
John Ash Group Architects

Preservation Architects 
Levin & Associates Architects

Landscape Architects 
Kathleen Ferguson Landscapes
Mobius Design Group + Cultivate

Structural Engineers 
Farshid Behshid, IDG Structural Engineering
Nabih Youssef & Associates

Contractors 
Barling Construction, City Constructors Inc.
PCL Construction
D’Escoto West, Inc.

Construction Manager 
Cesar Lopapa

Mechanical Engineer 
MDC Engineers

Sound Engineer
Paul Hugo

Civil Engineer
Kendricks & Associates, Inc.

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