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Capitol Records Tower

The Los Angeles City Council approved the Millennium Hollywood Project in 2013, which will retain the iconic Capitol Records Tower.
Stahl House (Case Study House #22), photo by Tim Street-Porter

Case Study Houses

On July 24, 2013, the National Park Service formally listed ten residences from the famed Case Study House program in the National Register of Historic Places.
Photo by The West End on Flickr

Dodger Stadium

For its recent renovations, Dodger stadium owners retained preservation architect Brenda Levin as part of the team overseeing stadium upgrades.
Altered signage as it looks today. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Driftwood Drive-Thru Dairy

One of very few intact drive-thru dairies in Los Angeles County, the Conservancy’s Modern Committee commissioned a nomination for listing in the California Register of Historical Resources to help protect this unique structure.
Earl Carroll Theatre, now Nickelodeon Studios. Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Earl Carroll Theatre

The 1938 Earl Carroll Theatre Building will be preserved as part of a new mixed-use development on Sunset Boulevard.
Photo by Robert Garcia on Flickr

Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Building

A recent settlement will allow the new owner of this Paul R. Williams designed building to retain the two interior murals that were previously proposed to be removed and sold.
Holmby-Westwood Neighborhood. Photos by Adrian Scott Fine / L.A. Conservancy

Holmby-Westwood Neighborhood HPOZ

Following several years of progress, work on the proposed Holmby-Westwood HPOZ ceased in September 2016
Photo by Jessica Hodgdon/L.A. Conservancy

IAC Shepher Community Center

The John Lautner-designed complex has been repurposed as the nation's first Israeli-American community center after being threatened with demolition in 2014.
Photo by L.A. Conservancy

Japanese Hospital

The former Japanese Hospital in Boyle Heights became one of Los Angeles' newest local landmarks in November 2016.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine / L.A. Conservancy

Jewel's Catch One

Jewel's Catch One, a significant cultural anchor within Los Angeles' black LGBTQ community, was purchased from its original owner in November 2015.
Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Long Beach Ordinance Revisions

On August 18, 2015 the Long Beach City Council rejected a proposed provision that would have allowed owners of historic properties to “opt out” of preservation. Instead council members voted 8-0 in support of “Version A” of the amended Cultural Heritage Commission Ordinance.
Photo by Flickr user Worldchaos81

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

USC is undertaking an ambitious project to renovate and preserve the historic Coliseum, the site of two Olympic Games and countless civic achievements.
Example of new overscaled house (on left) with large, front-facing garage, looming over the house next door and out-of-charater with the neighborhood. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Mansionization and Teardowns

After nearly three years of efforts by the Conservancy and many neighborhood advocates across the city, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 the L.A. City Council voted in unanimous support for the amended Baseline Mansionization and Hillside Ordinances (BMO/BHO).