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Shotgun House

Spring is gone except for a few straggling blossoms reminding us that we had an absolutely, gorgeous Spring bloom this year with an abundance of bright orange California poppies plus two new annual wildflowers: The diminutive yellow Beach Evening Primrose. … more

Step inside our 1897 Shotgun House, the last intact one in Santa Monica. Our virtual tour takes you through the three board-and-batten rooms where you can explore Santa Monica history and learn about preservation. Look behind the walls and flooring … more

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

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

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