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Preservation Alerts

At the June 27 City Council Meeting, Council voted unanimously to support moving forward on the “temporary” multipurpose sports field in place of the surface parking lot on the Civic Center site and to move forward with the Request for … more

The City’s existing Historic Resources Inventory (HRI) contains approximately 1600 properties. See how the new survey will impact city planning and whether your home could be surveyed. more

The building that housed Santa Monica’s main post office for over 70 years closed in June 2013. That August, the Santa Monica City Council (with strong support from the Conservancy) approved a preservation covenant for the building and assumed responsibility … more

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

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