Tagged : Dana Point Historic Homes

Found 3 blog entries tagged as "Dana Point Historic Homes".

Sep 15

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When talking about historic homes in the Dana Point area it's very natural to bring up the names "Doheny" and "Woodruff" who were the early developers of the Dana Point area.  This dates back to the early 1920's during the same time that the neighboring San Clemente was building the "Spanish Village by the Sea."  In the same spirit, many of the homes built by Doheny and Woodruff were designed in the Spanish architectural style with great attention to details.  The city of Dana Point has gone to great efforts to identify these historic properties who's owners take great pride in keeping these vintage homes true to their original design.

Doheny homes have been built throughout the city and tend to be smaller one story homes located on the ocean side of

Sep 2

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Driving through the center part of Dana Point and you will notice many streets that are named in the nautical theme.  Streets names like Golden Lantern, Amber Lantern, Silver Lantern, Cooper Lantern, Violet Lantern and Blue Lantern are some of the oldest existing streets in the Dana Point area that date back to the 1920's when some of the first homes were built here in Dana Point.  The city has always had a very strong maritime connection with the Dana Point harbor where you will find many of the property owners yachts parked here today.

The street of the Golden Lantern is large street that starts at the Dana Point harbor and goes all the way to the Dana Point and Laguna Niguel city limit line.  Golden Lantern basically cuts through the middle of the

May 13

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Dana Point is a city that is rich in history and dates back to the early 1920's when some of the first homes were built here.  The downtown and Capistrano Beach area is the most populated area for these older homes that are often built in the Spanish architectural style.  Located on the beach are a small handful of historic homes that are considered beach front since they literraly sit next to the sandy beach.  This area of Dana Point is often referred to as Beach Road or Capistrano Bay.  The community has changed dramatically since the 1920's as many of the homes have been built on the empty lots with huge Mediterrean and Contemporary style homes.

Beach Road still has 5 historic homes that still exist on this beach front street and have a lot of charm