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Landmarks Commission

City Hall Mural Update

September 30, 2021

by Ruthann Lehrer, Advocacy Committee Co-Chair On September 28th, City Council moved forward on assigning the Landmarks Commission the responsibility of interpreting and contextualizing the City Hall murals, supported by an ad hoc Council committee consisting of Oscar De La … more

The Conservancy has been working since May to protect the essential functions of our Landmarks Commission in the face of severe budget cuts and staff reductions. At the same time, we have been giving a lot of thought to how … more

Two weeks ago, we reached out for your support in helping to save the Landmarks Commission. The impact of the global health crisis on our City and its historic preservation program has resulted in a restructured budget. It prioritizes essential … more

In response to the anticipated $224 million deficit in the City budget over the next two years, Santa Monica City Council has approved plans that include suspension of the Landmarks Commission. See the full press release here. Stand with the … more