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Formosa Café

In 2019, the Hollywood Formosa Cafe, a legendary Hollywood eatery reopened under new ownership.
(l-r) Carthay Square, one of L.A.'s newest HPOZs, and Hollywood Grove. Photos by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Funding for Neighborhood Preservation

Every year, we advocate for adequate staff funding in the City of L.A. budget to support historic neighborhoods.
Photo by Barry Milofsky

Glen Lukens House

Once nearly forgotten and almost lost to demolition, the Glen Lukens House, designated a Historic-Cultural Monument in 2007 and stands strong as a testament to private stewardship of historic homes.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Glendale County Building

The State’s Administrative Office of the Courts has proposed expanding or replacing the Glendale County Building, also known as the Glendale Courthouse.
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.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Hall of Justice

The Hall of Justice was re-dedicated in October 2014 following a two-year, $230 million rehabilitation by the County of Los Angeles.
Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, Sears in Boyle Heights, and the former Hamburgers/May Company Department Store, all current projects made possible by the now-threatened Historic Tax Credit. Images from Conservancy archives.

Historic Tax Credit (HTC)

On November 2, 2017, congressional lawmakers introduced a tax reform bill that eliminates the Historic Tax Credit (HTC),
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Hollywood Palladium

A project called Palladium Residences proposes to build two 28-story towers behind and adjacent to the historic Hollywood Palladium.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Hunt Residence

In April 2014, the Hunt Residence was designated as a Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) after nearly being demolished in November 2013.
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 John Eng

Johnie's Coffee Shop

This Googie gem at Wilshire and Fairfax became a City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument in 2013.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Jordan High School

In 2012 the Board of Education for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) approved a revised development project that avoids demolition and preserves the core of this historic school campus.
Kelly Music Building in Westwood Village, most recently as Tanino Ristorante. Photo by Steven Sann.

Kelly Music Building / Tanino Ristorante

In 2019, the Conservancy successfully nominated the Kelly Music Building / Tanino Ristorante as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.
Kronish House in 2011, prior to rehabilitation. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Kronish House

Following an intense advocacy campaign that spanned several years, the Kronish House has been rehabilitated and was listed on the Beverly Hills Local Register of Historic Properties in April 2015.
Photo by Annie Laskey/L.A. Conservancy

Lerners Building

Illegal alterations to the marble façade in 2011 have renewed discussion about illegal changes to historic structures.