architecture http://kvpr.org en Photos: Art Deco Architecture In The San Joaquin Valley http://kvpr.org/post/photos-art-deco-architecture-san-joaquin-valley <p>May is <a href="http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/preservation-month-2014-embark-inspire-engage.html">National Historic Preservation Month</a>, and the City of Fresno is celebrating with <a href="http://www.fresno.gov/News/PressReleases/2014/history.htm">a slate of events</a> that honor the city's unique architectural heritage. The events include a walking tour of <a href="http://www.fresno.gov/NR/rdonlyres/2D40DBCC-E313-4473-88D0-B1B2DBDBAE51/23133/HPCNewDealBrochure.pdf">New Deal-era Fresno</a>, and the many Art Deco landmarks that dot the downtown area. Thu, 01 May 2014 21:34:01 +0000 Joe Moore 31994 at http://kvpr.org Photos: Art Deco Architecture In The San Joaquin Valley Selma's New Arts Center Makes A Bold Statement http://kvpr.org/post/selmas-new-arts-center-makes-bold-statement <p>The City of Selma opens the doors of its new Arts Center Wednesday evening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. And while the building's striking architecture is creating a buzz, its mission as a cultural center has captured the community's imagination. Valley Public Radio’s Joe Moore reports.</p><p class="p1">Dozens of painters, plasterers, and electricians were hard at work today in downtown Selma, putting the finishing touches on a new jewel in the city's downtown - the $2.5 million Selma Arts Center.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 00:53:29 +0000 Joe Moore 20394 at http://kvpr.org Selma's New Arts Center Makes A Bold Statement