Posted Sep. 26, 2016, 11:31 am
The Santa Monica Conservancy will host its annual Fall Salon on Saturday, October 23, from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the Armstrong-Cobb house, a former home of Bette Davis. The Salon will feature a tour of the estate, a reception with wine and delicious hors d’oeuvres, as well as a talk about the house's architect, the renowned John Byers, by Dr. Ken Breisch, Associate Professor at the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture.
Posted Aug. 24, 2016, 12:08 pm
Last week the Santa Monica Conservancy welcomed its 1000th and 1001st visitors, Mike and Megan Lampkin of Santa Monica, to its Preservation Resource Center in Ocean Park. The Lampkins are originally from the Bay area, and although they are neighbors and have walked the neighborhood many times, this was their first visit to the Shotgun House. The couple was presented with a book about shotgun houses.
Posted Mar. 21, 2016, 12:21 pm
Santa Monica Conservancy is offering a rare opportunity April 2 to tour the home of tennis star Gussie Moran at 1323 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 5, 2015, 9:47 am
The Community Meeting to introduce and discuss the recently nominated San Vicente Boulevard Historic District is now Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 6:30 pm.
Posted Oct. 21, 2013, 7:50 am
The Santa Monica Conservancy is looking for additional docents to lead our historic walking tour of downtown, now in its seventh year.
Posted Sep. 19, 2013, 8:19 am
The Santa Monica Conservancy will host its annual fundraising salon this Saturday at "Los Alisos" ("The Sycamores"), the former estate of actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo.
Posted May. 29, 2013, 9:29 am
Featured on this Sunday’s tour of Santa Monica Conservancy Preservation Award winners is Barnum Hall, a unique blend of art and architecture from the glory days of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the federally-funded program that provided funds for public buildings enriched with public art work.
Posted Feb. 24, 2013, 6:50 am
The Santa Monica Conservancy will hold its Annual Meeting and Preservation Awards from 2-4 pm today, Feb. 24.
Posted Feb. 15, 2013, 1:38 pm
The Santa Monica Conservancy will be recognizing exemplary contributions to the preservation of Santa Monica’s architectural and cultural heritage by honoring individuals, building owners and architectural firms at its Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 24.
Posted Dec. 8, 2012, 10:00 pm
The Santa Monica Conservancy hosts its Annual Holiday Party from 3-5 p.m. today, Dec. 9. This year’s celebration will take place in a wonderful 1927 Spanish Colonial Revival home at 1720 Carlyle Avenue (corner of 18th), in the Gillette’s Regents Square area of northern Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 21, 2012, 2:32 am
Santa Monica Conservancy docents will be offering special tours of the Marion Davies Guest House today, Oct. 21 as part of Julia Morgan 2012 - a state-wide festival celebrating the life and work of California's first licensed female architect.
Posted Oct. 7, 2012, 1:46 am
An outdoor, public party will be held next Saturday, Oct. 13, 2-4 p.m. to celebrate the Santa Monica Conservancy's 10th birthday.
Posted Sep. 25, 2012, 5:33 am
A $1.6 million Preservation Resource Center to be located in a rehabilitated shotgun house in Santa Monica is planned, but The Santa Monica Conservancy needs to raise the capital for it to happen.
Posted Apr. 26, 2012, 5:07 am
The Santa Monica Conservancy is proud to participate in the Fourth Annual L.A. Heritage Day, hosted by the Los Angeles Heritage Alliance in partner...