About Julie Acosta

Julie is the Sr. Marketing Specialist for Page & Turnbull's Los Angeles office. She's worked in the architecture industry for several years, is a huge fan of historic buildings, vintage flea markets and really good music.

45th Anniversary Retrospective-Part IV: Seeking a Larger World

After participating in the decades-long revival of the San Francisco Ferry Building -- which re-opened triumphantly in 2003 -- Page & Turnbull began to cast a wider net. In the 2000s we opened two new offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento, and were challenged with new design opportunities and preservation projects. As the 21st century began to unfold, we asked ourselves: How can our built inheritance shape the future? How can we ally cultural and architectural [...]

By |2019-05-16T11:03:52-07:00May 15th, 2019|Events & Activities|0 Comments

Every day is Earth Day!

Lookout Studio. NPS Photo by Michael Quinn. Reflections on the intersection of historic preservation and environmentalism in Page & Turnbull’s vast portfolio of work in the majestic Grand Canyon. When Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970, millions of Americans took to the streets to demonstrate for a healthier planet and a sustainable environment. An eco-political consciousness emerged as people from all backgrounds and party affiliations united for a cause to preserve the [...]

By |2019-05-15T16:37:27-07:00April 22nd, 2019|Events & Activities|0 Comments

45th Anniversary Blog Series Part III: Recovering from the Loma Prieta earthquake; a New Life on the Waterfront

San Francisco entered the 1990’s literally shaken. The 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake rocked the city on Oct. 17, 1989, just months before the decade began. It shook buildings and freeways, including the double decker Embarcadero Freeway that had hidden the Ferry Building from the Market Street artery since 1959. The old Ferry Building, long removed from its original uses, could reveal its face once again. The Port of San Francisco, design and planning community, [...]

By |2019-01-10T15:24:34-07:00January 10th, 2019|Events & Activities|0 Comments

45th Anniversary Series Part I: Splendid Survivors and the Environmental Movement of 1976

The 70’s were a time of social awakening, and San Francisco was at the cultural epicenter of it all. The world had seen the Earth from space for the first time in 1969, and this first glimpse of our universal home helped spark the environmental movement. The first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970, and Congress passed the Environmental Policy Act that same year. Policymakers were examining ways to better utilize their city [...]

By |2018-08-22T12:28:53-07:00August 16th, 2018|Architectural History, Events & Activities|0 Comments