Mission, Purpose, and Authority - Historic Preservation is intended to preserve areas and specific buildings of the City of Palm Springs which reflect elements of its cultural, social, economic, political, architectural, and archaeological history.
The seven-member Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board, established by the Palm Springs City Council in May 1981, identifies, nominates, and recommends potential historic sites and districts to the City Council while fostering public awareness and appreciation of the City’s rich cultural and architectural
The Historic Site Preservation Board’s goals are to stabilize and improve buildings, structures or areas which are considered to be of historical, architectural, archaeological or ecological value, to foster civic beauty, to strengthen the local economy and to promote the use of specific buildings for the education and welfare of the citizens of Palm Springs. (refer to 8.05 of the Municipal Code)
***NOW AVAILABLE: Draft Citywide Historic Context Statement & Survey Findings***