Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is an independent federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our nation’s historic resources, and
advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy.
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources to save America’s diverse historic places and revitalize our communities.
Office of Historic Preservation & State Historical Resources Commission
The mission of the Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) and the State Historical Resources Commission (SHRC), in partnership with the people of California and governmental agencies, is to preserve and enhance California’s irreplaceable historic heritage as a matter of public interest so that its vital legacy of cultural, educational, recreational, aesthetic, economic, social, and environmental benefits will be maintained and enriched for present and future generations.
Historic Preservation, Department of Planning Services, City of Palm Springs
Chapter 8.05, Historic Preservation, Palm Springs Municipal Code
California Preservation Foundation
Founded in 1977, the California Preservation Foundation is the only statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of California’s diverse cultural and architectural heritage through advocacy, education and technical assistance.
Online resource for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management
Enacted in 1972, the California Mills Act legislation grants participating local governments (like Palm Springs) authority to enter into contracts with owners of qualified historic properties who actively participate in the restoration and maintenance of their historic properties while receiving property tax relief.
For more information on the California Mills Act click here…
Other Links of Interest
Palm Springs Historical Society
The Palm Springs Historical Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1955 to record, preserve and display historical artifacts of the Palm Springs area.
Palm Springs Modern Committee
The Palm Springs Modern Committee is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to maintaining the heritage of modern architecture and historic neighborhoods in Palm Springs and the entire Coachella Valley.
Modernism Week is celebrated annually in February to promote public awareness of the desert’s mid-century modern design and architecture.
Since 1993, the Eichler Network has been dedicated to supporting the lifestyle of Eichler and other Eichler-like (Streng Brothers, Alexander, Cliff May, etc.) homeowners in California. The Eichler Network also publishes CA-Modern, a quarterly magazine which contains a mix of features on California’s rich legacy of mid-century modern homes and the people that live in them, home maintenance solutions, and other features that focus on the modern home and its lifestyle.