Glendale has fostered a strong historic preservation program that includes the active designation of local landmarks and historic districts.
The city became a Certified Local Government in 1988, indicating its strong commitment to a professionalized preservation program.
Glendale’s designated historic resources include over 100 local landmarks and several historic districts. Glendale designated its first historic district in 2008, and created four additional districts within only five years, demonstrating the widespread appeal among residents for this important preservation tool that protects community character.
As a preservation incentive, Glendale offers the popular Mills Acts property tax abatement program.
The scoring details for this community appear below. To see scores for all communities, compare specific communities and categories, and learn more about the Report Card, visit our Report Card microsite.
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If you'd like to get involved in preservation in Glendale, we suggest the following resources:
Senior Urban Designer
The Glendale Historical Society
Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley
If any of this information is out of date, or to suggest additional ways to get involved, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 623-2489.
Most of the following resources are specific to Glendale. For general resources related to local preservation and our Preservation Report Card, please visit our Report Card microsite.
Guide to CEQA (Conservancy website)
If any of these links are broken or incorrect, or if you would like to suggest other resources for preservation in Glendale, please let us know by emailing email@example.com.