Category Archives: Preservation

SOCA Wins Prestigious Preservation Design Award

The Sacramento Old City Association (SOCA) nominated the City of Sacramento’s Preservation Commission and Preservation Office for a California Preservation Foundation, 2011 Preservation Design Award under the Cultural Resource Studies, Reports category. SOCA is pleased to announce this collaborate effort … Continue reading

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Raised Streets Survey & Context Statement

In 2010 SOCA hired a consultant to complete the context statement for Sacramento’s raised streets and hollow sidewalks. The documents below are the result of these efforts. Enjoy. Historic Context Cover Page HCS Table of Contents Historic Context Statement Dec. 2010 Individual Property forms (Sorry … Continue reading

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Maydestone Preview Exclusive for SOCA Members

The Sacramento Old City Association is proud to present a sneak preview of the historic Maydestone Building on Monday, April 11th at 4:00 p.m. with Bay Miry of D&S Development. Come join us for an exclusive look at this beautiful … Continue reading

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SOCA Supports D & S and The Taylor Group for K Street

Below is the letter from SOCA to the Mayor and Council stating our position on the development of the 700 and 800 block of K Street.  The Council Ad-hoc Committee rejected the selection committee recommendations that both SOCA and the Downtown Sacramento … Continue reading

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2009 Preservation Trust Awards

The third annual Capital City Preservation Trust awards were presented in May 2009 at the May 26th Council meeting. Also at that meeting the Mayor proclaimed May as National Preservation Month. To see the award winners, click ccpt-preservation-awards-2009. The Mayor and each Councilmember were … Continue reading

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Preservation Groups Share Information, Welcome Guests

Sacramento’s Preservation Roundtable is a quarterly gathering of local history and historic preservation organizations, intended to share current information on local preservation topics, public policy, events, and plans in progress. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Endangered Structures Listed as “Fainted Ladies”

A number of endangered structures will appear on Sacramento’s “Fainted Ladies List.”  The SOCA board is working to revitalize this program.  Neighborhood Associations are encouraged to name three structures in their area that are in need of repair. If possible, … Continue reading

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SMUD Building Named to the National Register of Historic Places

The Capital City Preservation Trust felt that the SMUD building was worthy of nomination to the National Register of Historic Places and contracted with architectural historian Carol Roland who did the research and wrote the nomination. SMUD administration agreed for … Continue reading

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