Downtown San Dimas is a prime example of the traditional American town center, dominated by a short but prominent main street. Surrounding the historic downtown is a "Town Core" area comprised of numerous historic homes, businesses, and churches.
As a follow-up to the 1991 historic survey, the City hired a local architect to prepare design guidelines to help building owner's to preserve and rehabilitate these historic buildings. The Town Core Design Guidelines were adopted by City Council in 1993.
Town Core Design Guidelines: