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Photo by L.A. Conservancy

Angel Food Donuts Sign

In 2014, the Conservancy worked successfully with Dunkin' Donuts franchise operator to save and re-purpose the Angel Food Donuts Sign following public outcry.
Photo by Annie Laskey/L.A. Conservancy

Angels Flight

On August 31, 2017, Angel's Flight once again opened to the public.
Bank of America Chinatown Branch, 2020. Photo by Jenna Snow.

Bank of America Chinatown Branch

Designed by Gilbert Leong and Richard Layne Tom in the 1970s, the Bank of America Chinatown Branch is significant for its architecture and connection to L.A.'s growing Chinese American community. The property was designated a Historic-Cultural Monument in October 2022.
Early postcard image of the Bob and Dolores Hope Estate. Lake County Museum CORBIS.

Bob and Dolores Hope Estate

The Bob and Dolores Hope Estate faces an uncertain future after the effort to designate it as a Historic-Cultural Monument failed to receive enough votes through City Council.
Photo by John Eng

Bob's Big Boy Broiler

This classic Googie drive-in was restored and reconstructed after suffering from an illegal partial demolition in 2007.
Photo by ELACC

Boyle Hotel

Completed in 2013, the Boyle Hotel in Boyle Heights stands as a prime example of preservation and adaptive reuse.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Bullock's Wilshire / Southwestern Law School

In 1994, Southwestern Law School purchased the Bullocks Wilshire Building and spent ten years and $29 million on exhaustive research, planning, restoration, and sensitive rehabilitation.
Photo by Brian Weed on Flickr

Casa de Cadillac

In 2013, Casa de Cadillac's owner completed a rehabilitation project that both preserves and updates features of Casa de Cadillac, one of the most significant postwar auto showrooms remaining in Los Angeles County.
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.
John Nese, owner of Galco's Soda Pop in Highland Park.

Celebrating Legacy Businesses

Legacy business: a community-serving, locally-owned business that has been in operation for at least 20 years.
Photo by Andrew Hara

Century Plaza Hotel

After intensive advocacy and public outcry in 2013, the Century Plaza Hotel will be saved and rehabilitated as the centerpiece of a new mixed-use development.
Photo by Linda Dishman/L.A. Conservancy

Charlotte and Robert Disney House

Threatened as a teardown, Walt Disney's first Los Angeles home has been designated a Historic-Cultural Monument in 2016.