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Arden Modjeska Stone House Restoration

Restoration of the Joseph Pleasants Stone Building, the oldest building on the grounds of Arden: Helena Modjeska Historic House and Gardens, is expected to begin later this month.

Project Summary: OC Parks is partnering with OC Public Works to restore the Stone House on the grounds of Arden: Helena Modjeska Historic House and Gardens. The Stone House is expected to be closed until Winter 2023. All construction activities will occur on weekdays.

What: This project consists of repairing the upper floor of the existing 2-story historic Stone House building. The work consists of reconstructing the original historic deck and constructing new exterior stairs to the second floor. The goal of the project is to sensitively restore and update the structural Architecture of the building, and to prepare for docent-led tours of the historic buildings. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and all work must comply with the Secretary of Interior’s standards for the treatment of historic properties and guidelines for preserving, rehabilitating, restoring and reconstructing historic buildings. 


Anticipated Construction Duration:
January 2023 to Winter 2023 
Working Days/Hours:
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact Information:

Phone Number: (949) 923-2230