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  American Institute of Architects Offers Architect-Guided Tours of Riggers Loft and Rosie Visitor Center
April 10, 2013

Design Tour: Riggers Loft & Rosie the Riveter Visitors Center
Saturday, April 13 
10am-12:30pm, tour is followed by an optional no-host lunch at Assemble. 
Location: 1337 Canal Blvd  Richmond, CA 94804

1.5 CES LUs
Cost: $5 AIA members and Chapter Firm Employees; $10 guests.Click here for details and to register.

The Riggers Loft was constructed as part of Richmond Shipyard Number Three, one of the four shipyards constructed in Richmond between 1941 and 1942 as part of the effort to provide ships for the war effort. The Riggers Loft, which also housed the Sheet Metal Shop and Paint Shop, was one of the ancillary buildings that provided support to the prefabrication and assembly of the ships in the adjacent graving yards.
Tour leaders at the Riggers Loft:
Alan Dreyfuss, AIA, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Historic Architect and Project Manager
Kelly Cobeen, WJE, Structural Engineer
Bob Alten, Alten Construction 
Michael Williams, Port of Richmond, Project Manager
Tour leader at the Rosie the Riveter Visitors' Center: Marcy Wong, Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects 
Click here to register.