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Photo by L.A. Conservancy

Angel Food Donuts Sign

Good news! The franchise operator for a proposed Dunkin' Donuts agreed to save and re-purpose the Angel Food Donuts Sign following public outcry.
Photo by Annie Laskey/L.A. Conservancy

Angels Flight

Angels Flight reopened on August 31, 2017.
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

The building’s owner recently completed a renovation project that both preserves and updates features of Casa de Cadillac, one of the most significant postwar auto showrooms remaining in Los Angeles County.
Photo by Andrew Hara

Century Plaza Hotel

After intensive advocacy and public outcry, 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 an Historic-Cultural Monument.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Chase Knolls

In 2013 Chase Knolls underwent a full exterior building and landscape rehabilitation.
Photo by Mark Mitchell on Flickr

Chez Jay

This longtime eatery's landmark designation will require City review of proposed modifications.
Photo by Corey Seeman on Flickr

Chinese Theatre

The world-famous theater's new owners retained a historic preservation consultant to assist with upgrades.
Photo by Larry Underhill

Cinerama Dome

Once threatened with a plan that would have encased Hollywood's famous geodesic dome, instead a plan emerged in 1998 to showcase the dome and build new construction to the rear.
Modern Committee volunteer at rally. Photo by L.A. Conservancy


Responding to a planned remodel in 1999, the Conservancy's Modern Committee helped persuade owners to retain Denny's distinctive "windmill" design.