23 May 2005

SHPO Wayne Donaldson speaks at Hillside School



Hillside School Auditorium (photo: Daniella Thompson, 2004)

BAHA’s annual Members’ Meeting and Preservation Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, 26 May, in the auditorium of the Hillside School (Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr., 1925; #82000961, National Register of Historic Places), 1581 Le Roy Avenue at Buena Vista Way.

The keynote speaker will be California’s State Historic Preservation Officer Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA. Inducted into the national AIA College of Fellows in 1992, Mr. Donaldson was decorated as the Preservationist of the Year by the California Preservation Foundation in 1995 and received more than twenty awards for the House of Hospitality reconstruction in San Diego’s Balboa Park. He is one of the leading figures in preservation architecture in California and the Western U.S., most notably for the restoration of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, now a National Historic Landmark District.

Mr. Donaldson is affiliated with several historical and preservation organizations and is a past president of the California Preservation Foundation (CPF) and past chair of the State Historical BuildingĀ Safety Board, the State Historical Resources Commission, and the Historic State Capitol Commission.

The doors will open at 6:00 pm, with dinner (catered by Poulet, with dessert by Gregoire) at 6:30, the business meeting at 7:30, and the program and awards ceremony at 8:00. All members are invited to the business meeting and the program.

Dinner is by reservation only and costs $30 per person. For dinner reservations, please send a check made out to BAHA to:
BAHA Dinner
P.O. Box 1137
Berkeley, CA 94701

Reservations will be held at the door.

You may also pay online.

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