Historical Society April Meeting Will Feature Relatives of Dana Point Pioneer Anna G. Walters

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Events, Featured, Historic Designation Registry, Historic Homes, Preservation, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

On Wednesday, April 25, at 7 p.m., the Dana Point Historical Society will present a program to highlight our new museum exhibit featuring the early 20th century contributions of Anna G. Walters (pictured left, c. 1918) to the Dana Point area.  Anna was one of the earliest investors and real estate purveyors of Dana Point.  Most of you know her as the owner of the Blue Fountain Lunch building, which is now Coastal Kitchens restaurant. However,...

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Dana Point Abounds With New Historic Designations

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Historic Designation Registry, Historic Homes, Preservation, Woodruff Collection | 0 comments

Six new historic designations have recently been approved in Dana Point. Owners Tom Burger, architect, and Ron Jenkins, contractor, have received historic designation for their project at 24531 La Cresta in Dana Point.     It is an original apartment building, built in 1929, by developer S.H. Woodruff.  The owners plan to remodel the four-plex building while still maintaining the historical integrity of each unit. The Dana Point...

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34260-62-64 Via Velez

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Historic Designation Registry, Historic Homes, Preservation | 0 comments

Address: 34260-62-64 Via Velez Built: 1928, Doheny Mills Act: Yes There are three addresses at this Spanish Colonial Revival property which was originally one house and a garage as described in the City’s 1997 Historic Survey. The main house (34264) was one of the Historic Doheny Homes of Capistrano Beach on the DPHS Inaugural Home Tour in 2000 The home features hand-trowelled stucco walls, wood casement windows and a low, hipped, red...

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33962 Granada

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Historic Designation Registry, Historic Homes, Preservation | 0 comments

33962 Granada 1928 Woodruff Mills Act: Yes The City’s Planning Commission adopted a resolution on June 1, 2009 designating this residence as a locally significant historical structure. The commission also recommended that the City Council enter into an agreement with the property owners for participation in the Mills Act Program. The homeowners were the 24th in the City of Dana Point to qualify for the attractive bronze plaque that...

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34041 Chula Vista Avenue

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Historic Designation Registry, Historic Homes, Preservation | 0 comments

34041 Chula Vista Avenue 1928, Woodruff Mills Act: Yes This one-story Spanish Colonial Revival bungalow is a good example of the architectural style. Built in a rectangular plan with a low pitch gable roof of red clay barrel tile, it features an arched entry gate into a front courtyard. The house has hand troweled stucco, a wrought iron window grille and a detached garage in the same style. The house was recorded as Lot #212, Tract 768 of the...

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34031 Chula Vista Avenue

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Historic Designation Registry, Historic Homes, Preservation | 0 comments

34031 Chula Vista 1929-1930, Pierce (Woodruff era) Mills Act: Yes Casa Contenta is one of the Lantern Village historic homes featured on the 2001 Dana Point Historical Home Tour when owned by the Grierson family. Melvyn Pierce remembers moving into the home as a child and has shared his adventures of growing up in the early days of Dana Point when the five Woodruff-era homes on Chula Vista were the street’s only homes. His father, Ralph...

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