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Please note: While some of the locations featured on this map have been advocacy issues for the Conservancy, there is no direct correlation between the map and our advocacy activities.

A location’s inclusion (or omission) on this map does not reflect its status as an advocacy issue for the Conservancy now or in the future. Similarly, this map represents a cross-section of legacy businesses in Los Angeles County and is not an exhaustive list of significant longtime businesses in the region. This map will be updated regularly.

Do you know of a legacy business that you think should be included? Email M. Rosalind Sagara at rsagara@laconservancy.org and let us know!

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Pink's celebrates 78 years in business. Photo courtesy of Pink's Hot Dogs.

Pink's Hot Dogs

A Hollywood legend since 1939
Photo courtesy 27th Street Bakery.

27th Street Bakery Shop

Customers flock to this South Los Angeles bakery for their sweet potato pies.
Owner Desiree Edwards at the Watts Coffee House. Photo courtesy of Desiree Edwards.

Watts Coffee House

Beloved Watts legacy business nourishes neighbors with soul food and history.
Galco's Soda Pop Stop. Photo by Emma Cooper.

Galco's Soda Pop Stop

Originally an Italian grocery, the store now specializes in hard-to-find sodas.
Photo by L.A. Conservancy

Phoenix Bakery

Phoenix Bakery founder F.C. Chan: "No matter what, there is always a need for sweets."
Photo courtesy Book Soup

Book Soup

"Bookseller to the Great and Infamous" is Book Soup's tagline: an appropriate description for this Sunset Strip staple.
Eastside Market Italian Deli's Angiuli Family. Photo by Eastside Market Italian Deli.

Eastside Market Italian Deli

One of the last remaining businesses in L.A.'s once thriving Little Italy, still making some of the best sandwiches in town!
Otomisan Japanese Restaurant. Photo by Sue Hwang.

Otomisan Japanese Restaurant

This vernacular commercial building is an excellent example of 1920s streetcar commercial development associated with Japanese Americans in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Johnnie's sign.
Johnnie's Pastrami neon sign, 2019. Photo by Adriene Biondo.

Johnnie's Pastrami

Culver City icon serving up some of the best pastrami sandwiches in town.
Inside B. Black & Sons. Photo by George Geary.

B. Black & Sons

Fourth-generation family-owned and operated fabric business in the Los Angeles Garment District since 1922.
The Apple Pan, 2020. Photo by Bruce Scottow/L.A. Conservancy.

The Apple Pan

Beloved West Los Angeles burger spot.
Inside La Casa del Musico. Photo by: M. Rosalind Sagara/L.A. Conservancy

La Casa del Musico

Neighborhood music shop serving the community for over forty years.
Owner Jorge Tello inside La Casa del Mariachi. Photo by M. Rosalind Sagara/L.A. Conservancy.

La Casa del Mariachi

La Casa del Mariachi offers custom charro suits in the heart of Boyle Heights.
Tam O'Shanter. Photo by: Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Tam O'Shanter

One of Los Angeles' oldest restaurants operated by the same family in Atwater Village.