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


The former Cathedral of St. Vibiana was one of the Conservancy's toughest battles and greatest victories
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

W. N. Caldwell Residence

A significant Beverly Hills residence designed by master architect Wallace Neff has been repeatedly proposed for demolition as a teardown.
Exterior of Watts Happening Cultural Center. Photo by Rita Cofield / Friends at Mafundi

Watts Happening Cultural Center

Since 1969, Black art, culture, and activism have flourished in this rare Late-Modern style building in the Watts neighborhood of South L.A. The building was designated a Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) in September 2021.
Photo from L.A. Conservancy archives

Wiltern Theatre and Pellissier Building

One of L.A.'s great Art Deco masterpieces, the Wiltern Theatre and Pellissier Building were saved from demolition in the Conservancy's first major victory.