Merle Norman House, 1935
2523 Third St.
Merle Norman’s cosmetics business began in a garage in Ocean Park…
Charles Warren Brown House, 1908
2504 Third St.
Everything you could possibly want in a turn-of-the century Craftsman…
Merle Norman Building, 1936
2525 Main St.
Uniquely appealing, this uplifting building and successful business brought hope to Santa Monica during the Great Depression.
Ocean Park Library, 1917-1918
2601 Main St.
Carnegie Library grants program provided more than $41 million for 1,689 free public library buildings in 1,419 communities around the United States.
First Roy Jones House, 1894
2612 Main St.
This embodies the transition from the elaborate Victorian Queen Anne Revival, to the simpler American Colonial or Georgian Revival style.
Third Street Historic District
Bound by Ocean Park Boulevard, Second, Hill and Third streets
Santa Monica’s first historic district consists of 38 buildings constructed between 1875 and 1930.
Moses Hostetter House, 1893
2601 Second St.
Moses Hostetter was an Iowa farmer who migrated to Santa Monica in 1893.
Methodist Episcopal Church, 1875-1876
2621 Second St.
The original First Methodist Episcopal Church of Santa Monica.
Parkhurst Building, 1927
185 Pier Ave. National Register of Historic Places
This Spanish Colonial Revival statement has more to do with Venice’s history than Santa Monica.
Craftsman-style Residence, 1913
502 Raymond Ave.
This property typifies residential development of the Ocean Park neighborhood during the first quarter of the 20th Century.