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The Santa Monica Conservancy Receives LA Conservancy Award

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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 on May 3. The Conservancy’s rehabilitation of the Shotgun House was cited … more

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Call for Docents

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  “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 docents will guide visitors at two historic, award-winning venues in … more

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Santa Monica Conservancy Achieves LEED™ Gold

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The Santa Monica Conservancy has earned LEED™ Gold certification, demonstrating that even a small, 100-year-old shotgun house can be rehabilitated and adapted for sustainable, contemporary use. more

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Santa Monica Conservancy Receives Governor’s Preservation Award

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The Santa Monica Conservancy has received one of twelve prestigious Governor’s Historic Preservation Awards. more

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Conservancy Celebrates Milestones: 1000th Visitor & Preservation Design Award

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The Conservancy welcomed its 1000th guest and will receive a Preservation Design Award this fall. more

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San Vicente Courtyard Apartments Historic District Approved!

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Santa Monica has its first new historic district in fifteen years.  The City Council, on the recommendation of the Landmarks Commission, voted unanimously on December 15, 2015 to designate the iconic courtyard housing on San Vicente Boulevard from Seventh Street … more

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Call for Nominations: 2016 Preservation Awards

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Call for Nominations: 2016 Preservation Awards Every year the Conservancy presents Preservation Awards to individuals and projects that represent exemplary contributions to the preservation of Santa Monica’s architectural and cultural heritage. These awards showcase the accomplishments of those who have invested … more

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Conservancy Announces Fall Salon at Award-Winning Mid-Century Home

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We are pleased to invite you to explore the renovation and expansion of a rare Santa Monica mid-century home at the Conservancy’s Annual Salon more

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Five New Mills Act Contracts Approved

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Five New Mills Act Contracts Approved Santa Monica’s most important preservation incentive was granted to five landmark property owners at the October 28 meeting of the City Council.  This action brings the City’s total number of Mills Act contracts to … more

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Landmark Courtyard Threatened with Demolition

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Landmark Courtyard Apartments Threatened with Demolition — Again!   An Environmental Impact Report is being prepared for the demolition of Colonial Revival courtyard apartments at 423 Ocean Avenue to enable construction of a new 13-unit condominium complex.  The property was … more

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