2016 Preservation Design Awards

Chattel is proud to announce that we were recently awarded two Preservation Design Awards by the California Preservation Foundation for our work on Mission Santa Barbara and Building 209 at the VA West LA. Mission Santa Barbara was selected for an award in the Preservation category. Building 209 was selected for an award in the Rehabilitation category.

The Awards ceremony was held at the Arboretum at Christ Cathedral (formerly Crystal Cathedral) in Garden Grove. 

Exterior of the Arboretum at Christ Cathedral, originally known as the Garden Grove Community Church, designed by Richard Neutra for Reverend Robert A Shuller, and completed in 1962.

Exterior of the Arboretum at Christ Cathedral, originally known as the Garden Grove Community Church, designed by Richard Neutra for Reverend Robert A Shuller, and completed in 1962.

Awards attendees admire and discuss the Mission Santa Barbara project poster during the cocktail hour.

Awards attendees admire and discuss the Mission Santa Barbara project poster during the cocktail hour.

Left to right: Robert Chattel, USC Heritage Conservation Program Founder Ken Breisch, former Chattel Associate Kathryn McGee, and Chattel Associate Sarah Vonesh.

Left to right: Robert Chattel, USC Heritage Conservation Program Founder Ken Breisch, former Chattel Associate Kathryn McGee, and Chattel Associate Sarah Vonesh.

Part of the Mission Santa Barbara Team, left to right: David Bolton, Executive Director of the California Missions Foundation, Brother Brian Trawick, Corporate Secretary for the Franciscan Friars of California, Tina Foss, Museum Director of Old Mission Santa Barbara, and Robert Chattel. 

Part of the Mission Santa Barbara Team, left to right: David Bolton, Executive Director of the California Missions Foundation, Brother Brian Trawick, Corporate Secretary for the Franciscan Friars of California, Tina Foss, Museum Director of Old Mission Santa Barbara, and Robert Chattel. 

Daniel Swienton (left), project manager at U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and Nicos Katsellis (right), Director of Operations and Senior Associate at Leo A Daly accept the award for VA West LA, Building 209.

Daniel Swienton (left), project manager at U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and Nicos Katsellis (right), Director of Operations and Senior Associate at Leo A Daly accept the award for VA West LA, Building 209.

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