St. Margaret's Middle School Topping Out Ceremony

On December 18th, 2014, Bastien and Associates, Inc. participated in the topping out ceremony for St. Margaret's new Middle School.  The event marked the last day of steel erection and was hosted by Del Amo Construction.  Pictured from left to right:

Terry McNaught - Superintendent/Chef with Del Amo Construction

Tom Culp - Structural Engineer with Culp and Tanner

Jim Kier, Gary Bastien, Mike McAndrew and Michael Bloyd with Bastien and Associates, Inc.


Project Information:

Successful Completion - Santa Clarita City Hall Retrofit


Work wrapped up last week on a project to better prepare Santa Clarita City Hall to withstand an earthquake.

The project officially finished just days after a powerful earthquake hit Napa, knocking facades off structures in the city’s downtown area and crippling some public buildings.

The seismic retrofit just completed at City Hall is designed to make sure the building can be operational and able to be occupied shortly after an earthquake, according to Mike Hennawy, a senior engineer with the city of Santa Clarita.

CityLights off to bright start with Manilow

By Mark Brown, News Popular Music Critic
June 15, 2002

Grade:Manilow B+; CityLights Pavilion, A
When and Where: Friday night, CityLights Pavilion

Yes, technically it was a Barry Manilow concert. He showed up, he played, he sang.

But Friday night's show was really about the debut of the new CityLights Pavilion -- Clear Channel Entertainment and Kroenke Sports' latest multimillion-dollar gamble on the Denver concert scene. Barry was merely the exuberent guinea pig in the highly successful experiment.

Film School Daze

NOTE: Bastien and Associates, Inc. is the architect of Chapman University's CHAPMAN STUDIOS featured in this article.

Film School Daze; The more aspiring filmmakers see college as their ticket to Hollywood, the more such specialized programs are proliferating around the country.

The Los Angeles Times
Nov 18, 2001

A decade of teamwork, and ready for another

For Immediate Release


Bastien and Associates, Inc. Architecture and Planning and developer Western Realco work closely together to help grow the Inland Empire's economy.

Newport Beach, Calif. – For all the talk of "partnering" and "teamwork" in business, those lofty goals can be pretty elusive for all but the most dedicated alliances. For an architect and a developer to come together for a common goal over the course of 10 years is truly a rarity.

Irvine Architect Builds on a Sound Design

Note: Bastien and Associates, Inc. is located in Tustin, Calif. In 1999, the firm relocated from Irvine into its current Tustin office which incorporates the set of DreamWorks' "The Haunting."

From the Los Angeles Times/Business
November 7, 2000

When investors from Singapore to Spain contemplate building a movie studio, many of them seek the advice of Gary L. Bastien.