The Office of Historic Preservation offers outreach and educational initiatives throughout the year. View the Events Calendar
Historic HomeOwner Fair
The annual Historic Homeowner Fair attracts over 1,000 residents, contractors, local businesses, architects, and preservation experts each year to attend hands-on workshops, learning sessions, and an Exhibit Hall.
Read more about the Historic Home Owner Fair
Historic Run Crew
The OHP offers a series guided running and walking tours throughout the year highlighting historic neighborhoods and places across the city.
Read more about the Historic Run Crew
Catch the Office of Historic Preservation on HPTV: Historic Preservation Television. HPTV airs on the City’s TVSA Channel 21. Join us each month for a 30-minute segment on a variety of preservation topics.
Read more about HPTV
Living Heritage Symposium
The Living Heritage Symposium is a gathering of cultural heritage experts—from policy-makers to activists—working together to develop best practices for the treatment of cultural heritage, including intangible heritage.
Read more about the Living Heritage Symposium
Keep up to date on preservation activities and events with the SApreservation Portal!
Read more about the Newsletter
Preservation Month, sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This nationwide tribute to historic preservation is celebrated across the United States as cities highlight local preservation initiatives. Read more about Preservation Month
Every year our office hosts a course through SABOR, offering
continuing education credits to realtors. We share important information and resources equipping realtors to become Historic House Specialists and know how to effectively sell historic homes.
Read more about Realtor Certification
Rehabarama is a single-day service event that brings together local contractors, volunteer groups, and students to perform repair and maintenance on historic and aging houses spanning two city blocks near Mission Concepción. Read more about Rehabarama
Join the network and become a SApreservation Rehabber!
Read more about Rehabber Club
Restored By Light
OHP partners with the National Park Service to host a community-wide showcase of the intricate and vivid ornamentation that was once visible on the mission facades. The first Restored By Light event was held in 2015 at Mission Concepción, where there is the most remaining evidence of the frescoes. Read more about Restored by Light