Category Archives: Shotgun House

Docents Needed at Shotgun House

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The Shotgun House offers docents the rare opportunity to actively engage visitors in looking at and talking about the house and its rotating exhibits. Docents create interactive conversations that take visitors back to life in Santa Monica in the 1900s … 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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Docents Training for the New Resource Center

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Seventeen volunteers – the first corps of docents for the Preservation Resource Center at the Shotgun House — have now completed the classroom portion of their training to support our time-capsule on the edge of the Third Street Historic District. more

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December 2014 Newsletter Now Available

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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 historic Santa Monica and much more. In the current edition of our … more

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September 2014 Newsletter Now Available

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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 historic Santa Monica and much more. In the current edition of our … more

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Shotgun House Rehabilitation Progressing

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The Shotgun House restoration and rehabilitation is making progress.  The rear addition has been framed and enclosed and steel columns have been inserted to seismically reinforce the front façade. Electrical work is now in progress, finish carpentry is underway, and … more

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The Shotgun House Returns Home to Ocean Park

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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 a decade in storage.   Moving Day The public is invited to … more

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