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Chicano Moratorium

In November 2020, the Chicano Moratorium March (December 20, 1969) and National Chicano Moratorium March (August 29, 1970) were added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Photo by Corey Seeman on Flickr

Chinese Theatre

In 2013, 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.
Covina Bowl, following its closure. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Covina Bowl

This rare and flamboyant 1956 Googie bowling alley is vacant and awaiting a new reuse. A partial preservation approach is currently being considered.
Modern Committee volunteer at rally. Photo by L.A. Conservancy

Denny's / Van de Kamp's Bakery

Responding to a planned remodel in 1999, the Conservancy's Modern Committee helped persuade owners to retain Denny's distinctive "windmill" design.
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.
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.
Edinburgh Bungalow Court. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Edinburgh Bungalow Court

As of late March 2020, the Edinburgh Bungalow Court has transferred into safe hands! New owners intend to fully rehabilitate and preserve the bungalow court, returning it to use as rental housing.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Ennis House

After the Ennis House was partially restored by the nonprofit Ennis House Foundation, it was purchased by business executive Ron Burkle in 2011 who fully restored the iconic residence.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine / L.A. Conservancy

Ethel Guiberson / Hannah Carter Japanese Garden

UCLA agreed to a settlement for the Ethel Guiberson / Hannah Carter Japanese Garden, which was donated to the university in 1964 to be cared for and maintained in perpetuity. On April 25, 2017 the City Council voted in support of local landmark designation for the garden.
Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist (2011). Photo by Larry Underhill.

Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist

Once threatened with redevelopment, the Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist is now safe.
First Baptist Church of Venice, 2021. Photo by: Save Venice Facebook.

First Baptist Church of Venice

The First Baptist Church of Venice, designated a Historic-Cultural Monument in September 2021, is among few remaining properties that tell the story of Oakwood, an African American neighborhood in Los Angeles.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Flower Drive Historic District

The mixed-use Fig Project will combine new construction and adaptive reuse within the California Register Historic District.

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