Perspectives on Fresno's Architectural History

Water TowerWith revitalization in full swing in downtown Fresno, this class will satisfy your curiosity about the movers and shakers who built Fresno’s extraordinary structures. Have you ever wondered at the vision, perhaps, of the T.W. Patterson skyscraper building which continues to dominate the city’s skyline? This course will introduce you to the history and origins of a selection of iconic downtown structures, including the T.W. Patterson building, the Security Bank building on Fulton Street, the Warnor’s Theatre, and perhaps a sneak peek into the origins of Bitwise South Stadium. Did you know this building used to be the Phelan Garage? Join us in this history and share your reminiscences. 

Dates:  Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2019

Time:  6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Location:  Downtown Center, Room 2, Bitwise South Stadium, 700 Van Ness at Mono

Fee:  $100. Class No. 77224. Pay online at the red Register button below, or download the registration form (PDF) here

Registration recommended by October 29, 2019.

Instructors: Janice Stevens and Pat Hunter are the author and illustrator, respectively, of ten California history books and write the popular Pastimes column in Central Valley Magazine. They are co-owners of Gallery II-Pat Hunter Studio Fresno (