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Photo by Hunter Kerhart

La Parrilla Restaurant

A proposed mixed-use project is planned for the block containing the oldest remaining buildings on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.
The Black Cat in Silver Lake. Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

LGBTQ Heritage

Despite efforts to document LGBTQ heritage in Greater Los Angeles, a number of significant historic sites are currently at risk.
Maycrest Bungalows, 2013. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Maycrest Bungalows

The future of El Sereno's historic Maycrest Bungalows is uncertain, as Caltrans announces its intention to sell surplus properties in the area.
Photo from L.A. Conservancy archives

Michael White Adobe

The Michael White Adobe was listed in the National Register on September 30, 2014.
Photo by Hunter Kerhart

Norms La Cienega Coffee Shop

L.A. City Council voted unanimously to designate Norms La Cienega as an Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) in May 2015.
Photo by Joel H. Mark/West Hollywood Preservation Alliance

Plummer Park, Great Hall/Long Hall

In September 2014, the West Hollywood Historic Preservation Commission heard a presentation on relocating Great Hall / Long Hall where members questioned why there was not an option to consider adaptive reuse and preservation on its current site.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Post Offices

Despite continued public outcry, post offices around the country remain slated for closure, placing many historic buildings and community anchors at risk.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Sunkist Headquarters

A proposed mixed-use project will retain and reinvest in the historic Sunkist Headquarters Building.
Owners of the 1949 General Petroleum building in downtown Los Angeles, now The Pegasus apartments, used Federal tax credits in financing the rehabilitation. Photo by Michael Wells

The Economic Development and State Historic Tax Credit Act

The Economic Development and State Historic Tax Credit Act (AB 1999) was intended to create an important new incentive for economic development through the rehabilitation of historic buildings. Despite the California legislature approving the bill with unanimous support, the Governor vetoed the legislation on September 29, 2014.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine / L.A. Conservancy

The Factory

A proposed hotel and retail development will incorporate the historic Factory building, once the headquarters of Mitchell Camera Company and a pioneering gay discotheque in West Hollywood.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Tom Bergin’s

Closed and currently facing an uncertain future, Tom Bergin's has been nominated for Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) status.
Rear courtyard. Photo by Joe Fletcher

UCLA Faculty Center

The 1959 UCLA Faculty Center may be at risk once more, following a vote of the California State Historical Resources Commission against designation.

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