California Historical Landmark
A California Historical Landmark (CHL) is a building, structure, site, or place in California that has been determined to have statewide historical landmark significance.
- The first, last, only, or most significant of its type in the state or within a large geographic region (Northern, Central, or Southern California);
- Associated with an individual or group having a profound influence on the history of California; or
- A prototype of, or an outstanding example of, a period, style, architectural movement or construction; or is one of the more notable works, or the best surviving work in a region, of a pioneer architect, designer, or master builder.
California Historical Landmarks of number 770 and above are automatically listed in the California Register of Historical Resources.
By contrast, a site, building, feature, or event that is of local (city or county) significance may be designated as a California Point of Historical Interest.
- www.californiahistoricallandmarks.com, private listings of California Historical Landmark
- Historical Landmark Database, private listings of Historical Landmark
- Historical California Landmark Database, private listings of California Historical Landmark
- "California Historical Landmarks". State of California, Office of Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-12-01.
- State of California, Office of Historic Preservation, California Historical Landmarks Registration
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California Historical Landmarks.
- Official OHP—California Office of Historic Preservation website
- OHP: California Historical Sites searchpage — links to lists by county.