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Reclaim. Rehabilitate. Repurpose.

Atascadero Printery Foundation

The Atascadero Printery Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Printery building that has played an important role in Atascadero’s history. The Foundation seeks to reclaim the property, restore the building to its previous grandeur and use, and dedicate its use to projects that would benefit the community.

This beautiful landmark will be made available for many uses with an emphasis on STEM, Arts, Education, History and meeting spaces for non-profit organizations. Plans include a comfortable theater space for live productions and musical events, large and small dining and meeting spaces, museum-type displays of the building and history of Atascadero, outdoor activity space with Santa Maria style barbecue accommodations, and indoor office space, with priority consideration for nonprofit use.

The goal of the Foundation is to preserve the grounds for an open space where Atascadero community groups can meet and hold events, and to enhance the charm of the Sunken Gardens area. If plans for the theater are successful, Performing Arts groups can educate and inspire children and adults, and there will be plays and performances for Atascadero residents to enjoy, bringing more evening visitors to the downtown area, and enhancing the offerings of downtown Atascadero.

Atascadero Printery Foundation

Board of Directors

Karen McNamara
Christine Moser
Judi Scott-Dewing

Board Members

  • Barbie Butz

  • Nicholas Mattson

  • Catherine Hillman

  • Kent Kenney

  • Greg Ravatt

  • Jayne Sacks

  • Rick Evans

  • Red Heesch

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