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News, Landmarks Commission, City Council, Santa Monica

Third Term Now Okay For Some Santa Monica Boards, Commissions

Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:14 am

The Santa Monica City Council unanimously approved Nov. 26 a resolution modifying term limits for some boards and commissions, opening the door for appointed officials to serve a third term on a body where appointees have a specific professional expertise.

News, Landmarks Commission, Santa Monica

City Of Santa Monica Adopts Emergency Landmarks Ordinance

Posted Jun. 28, 2013, 9:18 am

More time might not have been added to the development agreement process, yet buildings designated with historical significance will have a few more clicks on the clock to complete construction thanks to an emergency ordinance adopted Tuesday evening by the Santa Monica City Council.

William and Lenore Lambert, owners of Biedler-Heuer Building on Main Street, hosted a plaque unveiling ceremony Sunday afternoon.

News, Landmarks Commission, Main Street, Santa Monica

Dedication Ceremony Held For New Santa Monica Landmark On Main Street

Posted Dec. 25, 2012, 6:00 am

A plaque dedication ceremony was held Sunday, Dec. 16 at the City Landmark Biedler-Heuer Building at 2701-2705 Main Street, one of the original 1920’s commercial buildings that established Main Street as Ocean Park’s premier business street in the new era of the automobile.

"Chain Reaction" was granted landmark status on Monday night, but the ruling does not secure the sculpture's future.

News, Landmarks Commission, Santa Monica, Art

‘Chain Reaction’ Receives Unanimous Vote For Landmark Status From Commission

Posted Jul. 11, 2012, 7:49 am

The Santa Monica Landmarks Commission unanimously voted on Monday night to designate the late Paul Conrad’s 26-foot tall mushroom cloud sculpture “Chain Reaction” as a cultural landmark.

A team of structural engineers and art conservators will work together to assess whether “Chain Reaction” is a potential public safety hazard.

News, Landmarks Commission, Santa Monica

Landmarks Commission Vote Unanimously To Nominate 'Chain Reaction' For Landmark Status

Posted May. 15, 2012, 2:19 am

By Jerry Rubin The Santa Monica Landmarks Commission voted unanimously at its May 14 public meeting at City Hall to nominate for City...

Two cottages on the 2500 block of Second Street in Ocean Park were discussed at City Council on Tuesday. After much discussion and a vote, they were determined to be a city landmark.

News, Landmarks Commission, City Council, Santa Monica

Cottages Designated As Santa Monica Landmark

Posted Feb. 2, 2012, 12:12 am

It was a house divided at Council Chambers last Tuesday night, as the Santa Monica City Council narrowly upheld a decision that designated an Ocean...

Santa Monica's Shotgun house, seen here at its original site at 2712 Second Street.

News, Landmarks Commission, Planning Commission

Santa Monica's Shotgun House Finds a Home

Posted Nov. 18, 2010, 12:11 am

A landmark “shotgun house” found a new home only one block from its original construction place at 2520 Second Street near the Ocean Park Libra...

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