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Ethel Percy Andrus Theatre at Lincoln High School, 2018.

Lincoln High School Comprehensive Modernization Project

In 2021, the LAUSD Board of Education approved a comprehensive modernization project at Lincoln High School to seismically retrofit and modernize several school buildings on the historic campus.
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.
Primary facade of Tokio Florist/Sakai-Kozawa Residence, 2018. Photo by M. Rosalind Sagara/L.A. Conservancy

Sakai-Kozawa Residence/Tokio Florist and Pole Sign

The Sakai-Kozawa family owned and operated their longtime floral business, Tokio Florist, from 1960 to 2006. In November 2019, Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) designation of the property was approved by the City Council.
Photo from L.A. Conservancy archives

Santa Anita Park Chandelier Room

Significant alterations to the historic Chandelier Room were proposed in April 2013. Ultimately plans were revised to ensure the feel of the space remained, though some character-defining elements were impacted.
Photo by no body atoll on Flickr

Santa Monica Post Office

Historic Santa Monica Post Office purchased for adaptive reuse after the local landmark received a preservation covenant.
Recent multi-family infill development on Sycamore Avenue in Mid City neighborhood. Google, 2019

SB 9 and SB 10

Senate bills SB 9 and SB 10 were approved by the Senate on August 31, 2021 and signed into law by Governor Newsom on September 16, 2021. Both have serious implications for heritage conservation efforts statewide and throughout Los Angeles.
Photos by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Senate Bill 50

As of January 30, 2019, Senate Bill 50 (SB 50) failed to receive enough Senate support to proceed.
CEQA's consideration of aesthetics is especially important for districts and neighborhoods. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Senate Bill 743

Important changes were made in 2013 to legislation concerning the California Environmental Quality Act, one of the strongest legal tools for preservation in the state.
Photo by Anthony Rubano

Union Station Master Plan

Metro's proposed master plan will guide improvements at Union Station and the surrounding site as an expanded transit hub.