Discover Historic Los Angeles

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(and counting!) historic places to explore throughout Los Angeles County! Use our searchable map to discover the places that make Los Angeles unique!

Photo by Tom Bonner

Each year we honor outstanding efforts in preservation in L.A. County with our Preservation Awards. Check out some of our past winners!

Photo by Larry Underhill

What's going on your community? How does preservation work there, and how can you get involved?

"I joined the Conservancy to support, among other things, its performance of the valuable function of shining a bright light on the city's history, which many of our neighbors look at every day but never really see."

-Dennis Supanich, Conservancy member since 1990
Photo by Annie Laskey/L.A. Conservancy

The former financial heart of the city, Spring and Main Streets have a rich past and a vibrant future.

Photo by Larry Underhill

We have a whole section of our website dedicated to exploring, celebrating, and saving great Modern places throughout Los Angeles County.

Protect the Historic Places That Matter to You

Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

How do Modern places differ from older landmarks when it comes to preservation? Here's a quick overview.

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Learn how to designate a building or site as a local landmark with our Landmark THIS! Guide.

Photo by Cindy Olnick/L.A. Conservancy

Stay up to speed with our monthly E-News, timely Action Alerts, and other news tailored to your interests.

Photo by Lauren Everett/L.A. Conservancy

Above and beyond membership dues, donations to the Preservation Advocacy Fund directly support our efforts to save historic places.

Unleash Your Inner Preservationist

Photo courtesy San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

Have your next event in a unique historic place! You'll help to keep them vital and make your occasions even more special.

Photo by Stephen Russo

Share your passion for historic Los Angeles while learning even more and making new friends.

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When you need work done on your historic property, look for professionals who have the knowledge and skill to do the job right.