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Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Farmers Insurance Building

Developer CIM has announced plans to adaptively reuse the historic Farmers Insurance Building as part of a larger residential project.
The Village Green in Baldwin Hills. Photo by Flora Chou/L.A. Conservancy

Garden Apartments

With low density and vast open space, historic garden apartments are increasingly vulnerable to demolition or excessive alteration.
Photos (clockwise from top left): Edinburgh Bungalow Court, L.A. Conservancy; Mendel and Mabel Meyer Courtyard Apartments, Steven Luftman; Signs protesting proposed demolition of Edinburgh Bungalow Court, L.A. Conservancy

Historic Multi-Family Residences

Threats to significant multi-family residential properties are on the rise in Los Angeles.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Hollywood Palladium

A project called Palladium Residences proposes to build two 28-story towers behind and adjacent to the historic Hollywood Palladium.
Proposed I-110 Flyover Structure and St. John's Cathedral. Rendering by Caltrans District 7

I-110 Flyover

A proposal to address traffic in University Park could have irreversible impacts on St. John's Cathedral and the surrounding neighborhood.
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.
Photo by Annie Laskey/L.A. Conservancy


Illegal alterations to the marble façade of this former women's apparel store have renewed discussion about illegal changes to historic structures.
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.