Altadena Heritage is a nonprofit volunteer-based advocacy organization dedicated to protecting, preserving, and raising awareness of our foothill community’s rich architectural, environmental, and cultural heritage.

Upcoming Events

Please come join other Old House Owners and Enthusiasts to meet the Owners, and the General Contractor and various Trades and Crafts people who’ve had a hand in the ongoing restoration of this Wonderful Craftsman Home.

There will be demonstrations, presentations, and many opportunities to learn and ask questions.

This Old House Altadena Edition

Altadena Heritage presents a Workshop on Preserving & Maintaining Your Historic or Vintage Home

Saturday Morning, September 29, 2018.
Check in at 8:30 am, Program from 9:00 am
to 12:00 noon with a Refreshment Break

At the historic 1913 home seen here of
Rob Burke & Greg Gill
208 Crosby Street, Altadena, CA 91001

$20 General Admission
$10 Altadena Heritage Members
Pay for Admission at Gate

Please RSVP 626-296-6983
or altadenaheritage@gmail.com

Big News: Owen Brown Gravesite Land Acquisition

Watch the video and learn the back story.

Back in the late 1980s, Altadena Heritage made the leap from committee of the Town Council to independent 501(c)(3). The mission: to protect and preserve Altadena’s architectural, historical, cultural, and natural heritage.

Among our first projects was an attempt to gain California Landmark status for Owen Brown’s hillside gravesite (he died here in 1889). Owen was among the last survivors of the failed 1859 raid on the federal armory at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, led by his father John Brown. >more