Special Event
John Byers: Master Architect + Adobe Builder Lecture + Tour... more
Save the date: June 1 + 8, 2014
Get Involved
Volunteer with the Santa Monica Conservancy... more
Marion Davies Guest House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica’s Historic Places
Explore the city’s architectural and cultural heritage... more
Looff Hippodrome, Foot of Colorado Avenue
A Walk Through History
Weekly Downtown Walking Tour... more
Builders Exchange, 1503-1515 Fourth Street
About Us
Celebrating our architectural heritage... more
Pergola at Palisades Park, 915 Ocean Avenue
Support the Preservation Resource Center... more
Shotgun House, circa 1899
Santa Monica’s Historic Places
Explore the city’s architectural and cultural heritage... more
Horatio West Court, 1140 Hollister Avenue
News + Advocacy
Ongoing Conservancy efforts and preservation development... more
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street


The Shotgun House Returns Home to Ocean Park

On Saturday, March 29 at approximately 8 am, Santa Monica’s 1890s shotgun house moved to its new permanent location on Second Street across from the Ocean Park Library, ending more than ... more

Santa Monica Conservancy Announces 2014 Preservation Awards

The Santa Monica Conservancy recognized exemplary contributions to the preservation of Santa Monica’s architectural and cultural heritage by honoring individuals, building owners and architectural firms at its Annual ... more

Update: Conservancy Seeks Beach House Docents - March 29 Deadline

Would you like to join the enthusiastic and dedicated group of volunteers who have been offering guided tours of the Annenberg Community Beach House since it opened in ... more

Update: The Georgian’s 80th Anniversary Raises $7200 for the Conservancy

The landmark Georgian Hotel commemorated its 80th anniversary with a gala Old Hollywood-themed event benefiting the Conservancy on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. During this celebration, the hotel launched ... more

March Newsletter Now Available Online

The latest Conservancy newsletter is now available online, as well as past editions. Our newsletter covers upcoming preservation events, preservation issues, features on the people and places of ... more


The People and History of the Beach House

The Conservancy is pleased to offer a lecture series on the three most important people connected with the Annenberg Beach House. more

California Preservation Conference

The 39th annual California Preservation Foundation Conference at Asilomar Conference Grounds -- Redefining Preservation: Dialogues and Directions in Cultural Heritage more

Downtown Walking Tour: A Walk Through History

In approximately two hours and six blocks, the walk traverses more than 130 years of Santa Monica history. more

ACBH 5th Anniversary Weekend Celebration

Join the Annenberg Community Beach House for their 5th Anniversary weekend celebration. Activities and fun for the whole family. more

2014 L.A. Heritage Day

Join the Santa Monica Conservancy at LA Heritage Day presented by the LA Heritage Alliance and El Pueblo Historical Monument, in association with El Pueblo Park Association. more
Featured Building
Shotgun House
This diminutive house will be rehabilitated into the Santa Monica Conservancy’s Preservation Resource… more
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