Preservation Action Foundation Auction in San Francisco

Gold Rush Party Time!

Join us in San Francisco for our Legendary Party and Live Auction for the benefit of the Preservation Action Foundation. The annual after party and auction will take place immediately following the Opening Reception of the National Preservation Conference. Enjoy the atmosphere and exhibits at the California Historical Society, located just a mile from the Embarcadero Hotel, in the former San Francisco Builders Exchange building in the vibrant Yerba Buena neighborhood.

Wednesday, Nov. 14th
California Historical Society
678 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105

Early Bird Tickets: $75
*Conference registration not required
Take advantage of early bird prices. Purchase your tickets today!

What can top delicious foods, plentiful drinks, fantastic music, a lively auction and joining new and old friends at the California Historical Society where a unique collection of “Boomtown” San Francisco and Los Angeles photographs will be on exhibit?

Get Your Tickets Today!

PAF Online Silent Auction

Bidding is now open for Preservation Action Foundation’s Annual Online Silent Auction! Not able to make it the National Preservation Conference in San Francisco? You can still support PAF by bidding on fantastic silent auction items, including one of a kind experiences and tours, incredible travel packages, and unique gift items. Online bidding is fast and easy, you can even track bids and receive notifications if you are outbid. The silent auction will run from Friday, Nov. 9th at 12pm ET through Friday, Nov. 23rd at 12pm ET. Start bidding today!

Preservation Action Member Meeting

After the closing lunch of the National Trust’s PastFoward conference, be sure to stick around to join Preservation Action’s Annual Member Meeting on Nov. 16th at 2pm. This event is free and open to public. Learn more!

Thanks to Our Sponsors and Donors!

A special thanks to all of sponsors and donors for supporting the Annual Preservation Action Foundation Benefit Auction. We could not have done this without our fantastic supporters!

Premier Sponsors

A. Roy Smith

Champion Sponsors

CAW Architects

Indiana Landmarks

Capitol Sponsors

Core Redevelopment

California Historical Society

City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation

Marvin Windows and Doors

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Old National Bank

Retail Development Strategies LLC


Vandalia Heritage Foundation/ Vandalia Development Corporation

Marsh Davis

Bruce and Jill MacDougal

Our annual auction is Preservation Action Foundation’s largest fundraiser.  The dollars in auction funds raised go to support the mission of the Preservation Action Foundation.

The proceeds from this event are used to assist in education and training, advocacy for preservation policy, and programs. Our most visible contributions to preservation advocacy are; a weekly Legislative Update, organizing National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, and Advocacy Scholars. The Preservation Action Foundation is a 501(c)(3) entity; your prize donation and/or sponsorship is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.