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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.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine / L.A. Conservancy

Hannah Carter Japanese Garden

UCLA agreed to a settlement for the 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.
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.
Girls' and Boys' gymnasiums. Photo by Flora Chou / L.A. Conservancy

Leuzinger High School

In 2012 a legal settlement was reached that ensures the primary buildings on the Leuzinger High School campus are to be preserved and sensitively rehabilitated.
Rehabilitation underway in 2013. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Lincoln Place

After a heated preservation battle spanning more than a decade, Lincoln Place reopened in 2014 with a successful mix of historic and new buildings.
Photo by Zeetz Jones

Los Angeles Central Library

On October 3, 1993 -- more than 15 years after the building was first threatened with demolition -- the Los Angeles Central Library re-opened in a grand community celebration.