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An Interview with Jeremy Cambare & Patrick Reynolds

Both Jay Cambare and Patrick Reynolds are longtime residents of Southern California and love exploring places with rich history. Together, they share historic SoCal landscapes & architecture through their Offroute Explorers YouTube channel.
By Andrea Joki

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2024 is Almost Here: It's Time to Start Your Year-End Planning.

The holidays will be here before you know it! But don't let the holiday stress get to you just yet. The L.A. Conservancy has a few tips to make your end-of-year planning a breeze. From group walking tours to gift members.
By Conservancy Staff

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Adaptive Reuse Ordinance: 20 Years of Preservation in Downtown Los Angeles

While much of our work typically involves years of effort nudging a project toward a preservation outcome, the best way to permanently save a historic resource is through a conservation easement.
By Adrian Scott Fine

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Easements De-Mystifed

The Conservancy most often applies a different set of tools and strategies in each case. An easement is a legal agreement recorded on the title of the property that runs in perpetuity with the deed, regardless of the owner.
By Adrian Scott Fine

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