Did you know the City of Escondido offers free guided tours of the award- winning City Hall and the Police and Fire Headquarters buildings? Both tours are a great way to learn more about city government operations, as well as some fun facts about the City’s history.
Completed in 1988, Escondido City Hall was awarded the prestigious Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence in 1989. The tour includes a walk through the Civic Center (interior and exterior of City Hall). Tours of City Hall are offered on a quarterly basis on the first Thursday of January, April, July, and October. The next tour will be held on October 4, 2012 and will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the City Hall lobby, 201 N. Broadway. The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. No reservations are required. However, school groups wishing to tour City Hall may arrange to do so by contacting the Community Services Department at 760-839-4691.
Free guided tours of the Police and Fire Headquarters, 1163 N. Centre City Parkway, are available by appointment only. Please contact Community Service Officer Roberta Akans at 760-839-4961 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originally Posted September 27, 2012