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of the Year

Art Deco Dimensions was founded in 2005 by John Thomas.  Mr. Thomas is a noted Art Deco Historian, author, lecturer and period preservation/design consultant specializing in the Art Deco and Streamline Moderne period 1925-1940.

Professional services include consulting for design, adaptive reuse, restoration, rehabilitation, preservation and reconstruction of Art Deco and Streamline Moderne cultural resources and historic properties in accordance with the Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment Historic Properties.  Clients include developers, architects, real estate professionals, non profit organizations, community groups, government agencies, and home owners.  

Art Deco Dimensions is unique as we work to assemble a team of practicing professionals in architecture, engineering, and related fields to ensure project goals are achieved.  Additionally we have extensive experience working with local government officials to navigate all aspects for project development.  

Professional Affiliations

Long Beach Heritage elected President 

American Institute of Architects

Society of Architectural Historians

American Planning Association

National Trust for Presrvation

California Preservation Foundation 

Commissioner-Economic Development Commission, Long Beach-Current

Chair-Long Beach, Community Investment Company-City of Long Beach-Current

Chair-Long Beach Community Investment Company-City of Long Beach, CA-2013-2019

Past President-Art Deco Society of Los Angles 2008-2016

Past Chairman, City of Long Beach Redevelopment Agency, 2007-2012


Honored as "Preservationist of the Year" by Long Beach Heritage, 2012


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