15th Annual Home Tour Goes Virtual
Join President Jim Newland for a look back at the first 14 years of the La Mesa Home Tour on November 14 at 10 am. This FREE event will be streamed live on the Society's Facebook page. RSVP to receive a reminder notice. You won't want to miss the fabulous architectural photography and fun historical facts Newland will share that morning. The best part is it's free thanks to our sponsors.
Display of the National Archives "Rightfully Hers" Exhibit with additional panels on La Mesa's role in California suffrage and politics 100 years ago. Bring your face covering, follow the pathways and learn a bit about this important period in our history.
The Pop-Up exhibit was a success! Check back for more outdoor programming of this type.
Capital Campaign: Landscape Project
Rediscover lost, but not forgotten, places and stories from La Mesa’s past such as this warmly remembered movie-theater–opened in 1948 near the corner of La Mesa Blvd and University Avenue.
From one-room Allison School (opened in 1895) to Grossmont (1920) and Helix (1951) High Schools, churches and other government agencies and civic organizations, La Mesa boasts a proud tradition. Re-live these shared institutions.
La Mesa’s architectural heritage features both commercial and residential structures such as this distinctive building located at Palm and La Mesa Blvd. Research historical buildings and houses at our archives