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Photo by Jean Frost/West Adams Heritage Association

Pierce Brothers Mortuary

In 2020, the Pierce Brothers Mortuary was adaptively reused following two independent fires that severely damaged this designated Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM).
Santa Fe Art Colony

Santa Fe Art Colony

Originally built by the C.B. Van Vorst Furniture Manufacturing Company in 1916, the Santa Fe Art Colony has provided affordable live-work units for artists since the 1980s.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Shepherd Residence

The Shepherd Residence, an excellent example of Neoclassical style architecture. In 2017, the residence was designated as a Historic-Cultural Monument.
Front facade, as seen in recent real estate promotional materials, Essex and Harvey, Coldwell Banker Previews International

Singleton Estate

Wallace Neff's Singleton Estate became a Historic-Cultural Monument in April 2016, creating a path for its preservation.
Sister Mary Corita in 1965, courtesy of the Corita Art Center.

Sister Mary Corita Studio

From 1960-1968, Sister Mary Corita used the building as her studio and classroom where she made some of her most recognizable works, hosted creative leaders, and influenced a generation of young artists.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Sunkist Headquarters

In 2019, LA City Council approved a mixed-use and rehabilitation project at the former Sunkist Headquarters site.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine / L.A. Conservancy

The Factory

The City of West Hollywood approved the proposed hotel and retail development incorporating the historic Factory building, once the headquarters of Mitchell Camera Company and a pioneering gay discotheque in West Hollywood.
Conservancy Executive Director Linda Dishman speaking at 1993 rally. Photo by Libby Simon/L.A. Conservancy

The Town House

Slated for demolition in 1993, The Town House was ultimately saved and successfully rehabilitated for affordable housing.
Photo by Mike Hume

The Woman's Building

On June 8, 2018 The Woman's Building was declared a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM).
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Tom Bergin’s

On June 18, 2019, L.A.'s City Council voted to declare Tom Bergin's as a Historic-Cultural Monument. In July it was sold to a new owner and reopened for business in December 2019.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Tom of Finland House

In 2016, the City of Los Angeles designated the Tom of Finland House a Historic-Cultural Monument for its associations with late twentieth-century gay culture.
UCLA Faculty Center in 2022. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

UCLA Faculty Center

Following years of uncertainty and being at risk through proposed redevelopment of the site, there is a positive outlook for the once-threatened 1959 UCLA Faculty Center.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine

Union Bank Square

Significant for its Corporate International style design and Garret Eckbo landscape, Union Bank Square was the first completed Bunker Hill Urban Renewal development. On February 26, 2020, the City Council voted in support, making this the first Downtown skyscraper to be designated a Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM).

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