Home Tour Set for October 6, 2013

Posted by on May 18, 2013 in Events, Preservation, Projects, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Denise and Robert Morrison’s (pictured in color photo) request for Historic Resource Designation and participation in the Mills Act for their Sidney H. Woodruff historic home was approved by the DP Planning Commission on January 14, 2013.  Their Historic Preservation Agreement (Mills Act) was approved by the DP City Council on February 19, 2013.  May is Preservation Month and the Morrison home is the most recent addition to our...

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President’s Message 2013 May

Posted by on May 18, 2013 in Preservation | 0 comments

Beloved author and DPHS founder Doris I. Walker was honored on April 16, when the bronze tribute by Christopher Pecharka was unveiled at Heritage Park by the Dana Point City Council, together with her sons, Brent and Blair Walker.  Mayor Steven Weinberg spoke to the city officials, family and friends in attendance and compared Doris’s love for this area to the description Richard Henry Dana Jr. made of our coastal bluffs as the only romantic...

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The True California Adventure: Preservation’s Wild Ride: Wednesday, May 1 – Friday, May 3, 2013 Orange County Conference Headquarters: Crowne Plaza Resort Anaheim

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Preservation, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The 38th Annual California Preservation Conference will be held in Orange County – a county with over 200 years of history.  In just 3 days you will gain a year’s worth of education and networking with over 100 speakers and 500+ expected attendees.  Don’t miss your chance to make valuable business connections, earn continuing education credit and experience Orange County. Attend this year’s 20+ Educational Sessions and...

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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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