Support Chris Downey’s Ride!

LighHouse Blind Cycle Challenge on Sunday, October 23, 2011.

Cycle with or support LightHouse Board Member and Vice President Chris Downey and his tandem captains on an ambitious ride from LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters to the LightHouse at the southern tip of Point Reyes. Chris aims to raise $10,000 for LightHouse programs, including Enchanted Hills Camp in Napa, CA.


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Christopher Downey, RA, ( is an architect, planner and consultant who lost his sight in 2008.  Today, he is dedicated to creating more helpful and enriching environments for the blind and visually impaired. Whether working as a planning and programming team member or as a client representative, he draws on his unique perspective as a seasoned architect. His 20-year career has encompassed a broad range of award-winning projects, from custom residences to the Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth, MN, and MIT’s Rotch Architectural Library. Chris joined the LightHouse Board in 2009.