2017 Preservation Awards
Eight exemplary contributions to preservation... more
Aeroplane Bungalow at 315 Tenth St
Former Home Savings
Is Now a Landmark

... more
Annual Fundraising Salon
Discover a Landmark of the Future
Saturday, June 10... more

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

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

Preservation Resource Center

Now open!

Open Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday from 11 am to 2 pm, and by appointment. Located at 2520 2nd St in Santa Monica.

An award-winning model for adaptive reuse, the Center provides visitors with practical, user-friendly information about historic resources and preservation.... more

Weekly Tours

Downtown Walking Tours

Every Saturday at 10 am.
Free tours on April 8, 15, 22, 29. more

Beach House Docent Tours

Open Friday - Monday from 11 am to 2 pm. 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

Home Savings is Designated!

Nearly four years after it was nominated by the Landmarks Commission, the former Home Savings building at 26th and Wilshire, and the parcel on which it is located, have been designated as a ... more

Santa Monica Conservancy Receives LA Conservancy Award

The Santa Monica Conservancy will be recognized by the Los Angeles Conservancy with a Preservation Award at its 36th Annual Preservation Award luncheon at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel ... more

Call for Docents

  "Oh! The places you'll go!" exclaimed Dr. Seuss in his well-known children's book...and the Conservancy wants to take you there, but we need more volunteers to lead the way. Tour ... more

March 2017 Newsletter 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


Santa Monica Landmarks Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Commission meets the second Monday of each month in City Council chambers at City Hall. more

California Preservation Foundation Conference: "Preservation at the Forefront"

Expect to be inspired, informed and challenged as the conference examines current trends, technology and important issues affecting the future of historic preservation in California. more

Annual Fundraising Salon

Mark your calendars! Our Annual Salon will take place in a Landmark of the Future, designed by Ray Kappe, and the first LEED certified Platinum home in the U.S. more

Santa Monica Landmarks Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Commission meets the second Monday of each month in City Council chambers at City Hall. more
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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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