San Marino | Los Angeles Conservancy
Photos by (clockwise from left): The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens by prayitno on Flickr; The Old Mill by Los Angeles via Wikimedia Commons; Edwin Hubble House by Kyle Magnuson on Flickr

San Marino

The scoring details for this community appear below. To see scores for all communities, compare specific communities and categories, and learn more about the Report Card, visit our Report Card microsite.

Category (points available)
Total Score (out of a possible 245, plus Extra Credit): 
Historic Preservation Ordinance (150) / Honorary Ordinance (10): 
Dedicated Historic Preservation Commission (5): 
Dedicated Preservation Staff (15): 
Ability to Designate Historic Districts (15): 
Active Landmark Designation (at least annually) (5): 
Survey of Historic Resources: Citywide (15) / Partial (10): 
Survey Updated Within Past 5 Years (5): 
Mills Act Incentive Program (10): 
Additional Incentives (5): 
Certified Local Government (5): 
Historic Preservation Element or Plan (5): 
Extra Credit (1-25): 

If you'd like to get involved in preservation in San Marino, we suggest the following resources:

City Representative

Aldo Cervantes
Senior Planner
(626) 300-0710

Local Groups

San Marino Historical Society - Visit their website to learn more about their work and find direct contact information.

San Marino Heritage - Visit their Facebook page to learn more.

If any of this information is out of date, or to suggest additional ways to get involved, please contact us at or (213) 623-2489.

The first resource listed below is specific to San Marino. For general resources related to local preservation and our Preservation Report Card, please visit our Report Card microsite.

Historic Preservation Ordinance

Guide to CEQA (Conservancy website)

If any of these links are broken or incorrect, or if you would like to suggest other resources for preservation in San Marino, please let us know by emailing