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San Buenaventura Conservancy

P.O Box 23263

Ventura, CA 93002

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"Historic Preservation is about managing change, not preventing it."
Linda Dishman, L.A. Conservancy, quoted from L.A. Times, 07.10.10

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Preservation Links


Here are a few links to other preservation organizations, webpages and websites that we feel are worth visiting. Please, if you find a dead link, let us know. We will remove it post-haste.

A B Rain Gutters
Abatron Restoration and Maintenance Products

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Albar Wilmette (hardware, plating/finishes, restoration, wiring)
Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
American Public Gardens Association
American Association for State & Local History
American Bungalow Magazine
American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA)
American Garden and Landscape History
American Historical Association
American Institute of Architects
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
American Society of Landscape Architects
Antique Hardware (sinks, plumbing, hardware, outlet plates)
Ann Wallace Textiles
Arroyo Craftsman Lighting
Arts & Crafts Movement Directory
The Arts & Crafts Society
ASLA Historic American Landscapes Survey
Association of Preservation Technology
Association for Historical Fencing
Bradbury & Bradbury art wallpaper
Brasslight Gallery
Bucks County Soapstone - custom countertops and sinks
California Futures Network
California Missions Studies Organization
California Preservation Foundation
Candle-making: A How-to Guide
Carriage House Door Company
Center for Understanding the Built Environment (CUBE)
Charleston Gas Light (green-designed gas lighting)
Cherry Tree Design (handmade lighting)
Chicago Suburban half-round copper gutters
China Alley Mural Photos
Classic Accents (hardware, electrical)
Classic Gutters (copper, aluminum and galvalume half round gutters)
Conservation Study Institute
Copper gutter Shop and Weathervanes
Council of State Historical Records Coordinators
Craftsman Doors
Crown City Hardware
Crown-Point Cabinetry
Cultural Landscape Currents: NPS Historic Landscape Initiative
The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Delafrontera design - kitchen, bath, and others
Elmira Stove Works (unreal, unconventional stoves)
Federal Bureau of Land Management
Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives
F Julious Fisher Website
Framburg Lighting
The Gamble House: Charles & Henry Greene's Masterpiece
The Garden Club of America
Garden History Links
Garden History Society
Great Buildings Collection Online
Greene & Greene Archives
Handcrafted Metal (hoods, sinks, countertops)
Hand Made Tile
Handwerk Vintage Shade Shop
Heat Registers
Heritage Painting & Decorative Art (restoration work on Gould House)
Historic American Buildings Survey and the Historic American Engineering Record
Historic Building Inspectors Association
Historic House Parts Salvage and Restoration Supplies
Historic Documentation Photography - Dennis Hill
Historic Los Angeles (many thanks for the inspiration!)
Historic Preservation Committee of Ventura
House of Antique Hardware
How to Preserve Your Historic Home
Howard Naturals (granite and marble natural cleaning supplies)
Ian Evan's World of Old Houses: Caring for and Restoring Your Old House
International Door & Latch (wooden screen doors and interior doors)
International Masonry Institute
Irving Gill Central
Kennebec Company Cabinetmakers
La Canche French Ranges
Legacy 106, Inc.: Archaeology & Historic Preservation Consultants
Library of American Landscape History
Link-a-sink custom sinks and washbasins
Los Angeles Conservancy
Los Californianos
Manhattan Interior Design (sinks)
Mason & Wolf Wallpaper
McCoy Millwork
Mission Furnishings (cabinets, doors, shelves)
Mission Motif (furniture, lighting, pottery, tile)
Mythic Paint (environmentally-friendly)
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT)
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Park Service
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Native Trails - custom sinks and washbasins
North Prairie Tileworks
Old California Lantern Company
Old House Chronicle
Old House Web
Pasadena Heritage
Pearl Chase Society
Period Arts Lighting and Fan Company
Pierpont Inn & Racquet Club
Preserve and Protect, Inc.
Preservation Action - this site is amazing and FULL of info
Preservation Magazine
Plankmaker (wide-plank flooring)
Radiant Floor Company (radiant heating systems)
Rain Chains (arts & crafts copper rain chain downspouts)
RangeCraft (range hoods)
Reggio Registers (cast iron, brass, aluminum, zinc heat registers)
Professional's Guide to Historic Preservation & Restoration
Rejuvenation Lighting and House Parts
Researching the history of your home
Restoration Tile (custom historical tile)
Rocheford Handmade housenumber tiles
San Diego Save Our Heritage Organisation (ditto!)
Sawbridge Studios (handcrafted furniture and accessories)
Schoolhouse Electric
Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation
Sheldon Slate Products
Society of Architectural Historians
Society for American Archeology
Society for Commercial Archeology
Society for Historical Archeology
Society of Architectural Historians
S.S. Catalina Preservation Association
Stained-glass (custom) at
Statewide Historic Preservation Plan
State Historic Preservation Legislation Database
State Historic Preservation Office of California
Steptoe & Wife Custom antique staircases
Steven Handelman Studios
Stone River Bronze works
Subway Ceramics (subway tile, bath fixtures)
Technical Preservation Services for Historic Buildings
Tendura Lumber and Woodwork
Terra Firma Art Tile
Traditional Building: The Professional's Source for Historical Products
Unicosystems - Custom Heat delivery systems
U.S. Department of the Interior
Van Dyke's Restorers
Vande Hey Raleigh Custom Roof Tiles
Vermont Soapstone Company
Vintage Plumbing (Northridge, CA)
Warren Hile Studio (lighting, furntiure)
Westside Community Council
Window repair - Home Window Repair (Ventura-based !)
Woodstone Custom Pegged Mortise & Tenon windows, doors, etc