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Preservation Resource Center

For years, it has been the dream of Conservancy leadership and many community members to save and rehabilitate Santa Monica’s Landmark Shotgun House as a Preservation Resource Center for our community. Now, that dream is becoming a reality. Preparations for … more

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

“Building a Neighborhood” Curriculum receives 2nd grant from Edison International The Conservancy was pleased to receive a $5000 grant supporting the development of our “Building a Neighborhood” Curriculum.  The curriculum, brainchild of Board Member and former Landmarks Commissioner Nina Fresco, uses the … more

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