Archive for April, 2017

In the News

Apr 1, 2017

The approval by the California Coastal Commission to renovate the 17 remaining cottages on North Beach at Crystal Cove State Park, generated a lot of media.  Click the images below for some of our favorite stories.             

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“One of the Most Picturesque in the Colony” Cottage #11 Then and Now

Apr 1, 2017

On October 9, 1926, a local segment of Coast Highway connecting Corona del Mar to Laguna Beach was dedicated by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. The new 9.8-mile stretch of highway brought increased public attention and access to the previously isolated Crystal Cove, and by 1928 at least ten permanent structures were established there.  Among […]

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Preserving the Past by Educating the Future

Apr 1, 2017

Crystal Cove Historic District holds a special place in the hearts of its visitors.  Whether it be a marriage proposal, a first visit to the beach, a magical sunset, or a cherished memory; it is a special setting, a vessel to another time.  Soon, even more underserved students from around Southern California will have the […]

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An Historic Day for the Unrestored Cottages on the North Beach!

Apr 1, 2017

March 8th, 2017 was an incredible milestone for everyone that loves Crystal Cove. The California Coastal Commission unanimously approved a coastal development permit for the restoration of the 17 remaining unrestored cottages on the North Beach at Crystal Cove State Park. As joint applicants on the project, Crystal Cove Alliance (CCA) and California State Parks […]

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