Los Angeles Historic Preservation
But don’t pool your cash just yet.
The "quite controversial" plans now enjoy broad community support.
Councilmember Paul Koretz wants to double the amount of time the city has to review older structures "before they are lost forever."
Commissioners were outraged, but the owner says he did not intend to sidestep the landmarking process.
Tarzana’s Bothwell Ranch is being shopped as a development opportunity.
The clubs are vestiges of the Sunset Strip’s rock ‘n’ roll days.
It’s the home of SoCal’s most well-known Oktoberfest.
After a careful restoration, the Trust building is back to its 1920s glory.
The glamorous 1930s supper club will reopen as an entertainment venue.
Designed by Paul Williams, LA’s "architect to the stars," the home is under consideration as a potential city landmark.
The Sakais were among the Japanese-Americans who once dominated the California flower industry.
The developer would not say if stylish micro-units are still part of the plans, but half of the existing rooms will reopen to hotel guests.
The campaign to save the building is "more likely to permanently close our doors than anything else we have faced to date," the store’s owners say.
But don’t lace up your shoes just yet: Bowling is not coming back.
Right now, fees aren’t steep enough to discourage a contractor from going beyond what they’re approved to do, says City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell.
One of the most important homes in Los Angeles was starting to slip downhill.
The architect’s first LA project has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Preservationists say the tavern earned "a reputation as one of the most iconic and beloved places to imbibe" in Los Angeles.
Rooms, which feature colors and textures reminiscent of a fancy graham cracker, will start at about $420 a night.
News broke last week about the theft of furniture from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House in Hollywood, raising questions about how the university stewards historic homes.
After moving the original home, buyers could replace it with a megamansion.
The property owner plans to raze a portion of the newly landmarked complex to build a pair of high-rises.
The committee did not support historic status for the unpopular 1970s-era addition by modernist William Pereira.
After languishing for years, the opulent old firehouse, which appeared in Ghostbusters, is about to make a comeback.
It’s "a devastating loss to the early industrial heritage of the city and a community of artists who helped establish the Arts District in the 1970s and ’80s," says the LA Conservancy.
City committee votes not to pursue landmarking the property.
It put a hold on a demolition permit for a landmarked bank building.
The Los Angeles base for United Farm Workers, César Chavez gave speeches at the church, and it served as a hub of organizing for the Chicano Movement in the 1960s and ’70s.
The project would preserve the market building—but is that even possible?
Built in 1927, Piazza del Sol is located right on the Sunset Strip.
"A rare and remarkable intact example" of the style.
Landmarking could complicate Onni’s plans to redevelop the site as a mixed-use campus.
A last-ditch effort to save the structure failed, and now work is underway to wipe the former LAPD headquarters off the map.
The new rules are being put to the test in one of Hollywood’s oldest neighborhoods.
Crossroads of the World redevelopment threatens ‘one of the finest examples’ of Hollywood Regency style
The garden apartments are slated to be torn down to make way for a new hotel and hundreds of new apartments and condos.
Kesling was a master of the style, but fewer than two dozen examples of his work remain in Los Angeles.