Today the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Meg Clovis and Susan Klusmire co-directors of partnerships and interpretation of Cooper-Molera Adobe. Both Clovis and Klusmire bring decades of experience in cultural affairs and historic preservation in Monterey to the re-imagination of this shared use historic site, where they will oversee programming, public engagement and interpretation. See the full press release to learn more.
This week, Foothill Properties and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are starting a $6.5 million construction project. Commercial uses, such as a restaurant, bakery and special event and wedding space, will help support preservation and museum activities. We’re excited to see this beautiful property protected and rehabilitated, and to have the grounds opened up to the public again, with longer hours than before.
Check back here and follow @coopermolera on Instagram for updates on construction progress and stories about the property's rich history and exciting future.
From July 2017 through the spring of 2018, Cooper-Molera will be an active construction site. With the start of construction, members of the public will start to see significant changes to the site. Throughout this process, we will make every effort to allow our stakeholders in Monterey to stay informed as construction proceeds.
To that end, we will be providing regular updates on this page, as well as on social media (follow us on Instagram at @coopermolera). We hope you will check back regularly. Our goal with this project is to create a dynamic historic place that is a source of community pride, and which will interpret Monterey’s unique history for generations to come.
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