Preservation Resource Center
Open Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday
11am - 2pm... more

Former Home Savings
Is Now a Landmark

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Downtown Walking Tour
Every Saturday at 10 am... more
Builder's Exchange, 1501-1509 4th St
News + Advocacy
Ongoing Conservancy efforts and preservation development... more
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street
Santa Monica’s Historic Places
Explore the city’s architectural and cultural heritage... more
Looff Hippodrome, end of Colorado Avenue
Get Involved
Volunteer with the Santa Monica Conservancy... more
Marion Davies Guest House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway
Donate
Support Our Preservation Resource Center... more
Shotgun House, 2520 2nd Street
About Us
Celebrating our architectural heritage... more
Pergola at Palisades Park, 915 Ocean Avenue

Preservation Resource Center

Now open!

Saturday, Sunday & Wednesday
11 am - 2 pm, and by appointment
2520 2nd Street

Visit our award-winning Center for user-friendly information about historic resources and preservation. Free tours are offered during operating hours.... more

Weekly Tours

Downtown Walking Tours

Every Saturday at 10 am
1436 Second Street
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Beach House Docent Tours

Friday - Monday from 11 am - 2 pm
415 Pacific Coast Highway
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News

September Newsletter Now Available

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 Latest on the Civic Auditorium and Sports Field

At the June 27 City Council Meeting, Council voted unanimously to support moving forward on the “temporary” multipurpose sports field in place of the surface parking lot on ... more

The Santa Monica Conservancy Receives Award from Los Angeles Business Council

The Santa Monica Conservancy's Preservation Resource Center received one of two Preservation Awards presented at the 47th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards, hosted by the Los Angeles Business ... more

June 2017 Newsletter Now Available

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 Santa Monica Conservancy Announces 2017 Preservation Awards

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

Events

Lecture: Early Lot Sales

Attend a lively presentation on early Santa Monica history, including early native settlements, the City's founding and the events leading up to the first lot sales in Santa Monica. more

Special Santa Monica Landmarks Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Commission designates landmarks and structures of merit, advises on potential historic districts, regulates the alteration of any landmark, maintains a current list of designated historic resources, and participates in environmental review procedures. more

Craftsman Weekend

Explore the Arts & Crafts Movement through silk painting and embroidery workshops, preservation and history seminars and lectures, walking tour, an auction and more! more

November Landmarks Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Commission designates landmarks and structures of merit, advises on potential historic districts, regulates the alteration of any landmark, maintains a current list of designated historic resources, and participates in environmental review procedures. more

December Landmarks Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Commission designates landmarks and structures of merit, advises on potential historic districts, regulates the alteration of any landmark, maintains a current list of designated historic resources, and participates in environmental review procedures. more
Featured Building
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
The Civic Auditorium’s five sky-piercing concrete masts are the building’s most striking feature and convey this spirit of innovation and freedom. more
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