The City of San Leandro is dedicated to providing for the identification, designation, protection, enhancement, perpetuation, and use of historical resources that contribute to San Leandro's historical, architectural, archaeological, cultural and aesthetic heritage.
Casa Peralta Take a Virtual Tour of the Casa Peralta!
The Casa Peralta is the City of San Leandro's historic house museum. Three descendants of the original land grant of Rancho San Antonio lived in the Casa. The home was remodeled in 1926 as a grand Spanish-style villa with hand-painted tiles imported from Spain that tell the story of Don Quixote.
Historic Preservation Ordinance
The San Leandro Historic Preservation Ordinances helps preserve our local history by protecting buildings with historic value. Our community benefits from the special qualities of those historic buildings and focus attention on the unique historical aspects of San Leandro.
San Leandro History Museum & Art Gallery
The San Leandro History Museum & Art Gallery is temporarily closed due to budget cuts. The Casa Peralta, located next door to the History Museum, is open limited hours.
San Leandro History Room
The History Room explores the treasures and stories of our past at the Main Library. This special collection contains more than 7,000 books on California and San Leandro history, over 2,500 historic photographs of San Leandro, documents from the City of San Leandro, and a variety of pamphlets, newspaper clippings and maps.