Leimert Park National Register Nomination Fund
Help Leimert Park become L.A.’s next Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places!
The Los Angeles Conservancy is helping Leimert Park-area residents and the Preserve Leimert Park Homeowners’ Committee raise funds to support their neighborhood’s nomination as a National Register Historic District. Leimert Park is a historic neighborhood in South Los Angeles that was developed in the late 1920s. You can help preserve this neighborhood!
The Conservancy is serving as the fiscal sponsor for fundraising and will establish and maintain a designated fund to support the research, preparation, and nomination of any portion or all of the Leimert Park neighborhood as the “Leimert Park Historic District” (specific naming to be determined at a later date), to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Upon completion, the nomination will be submitted for consideration to the California Office of Historic Preservation and the National Park Service.
Support South L.A.’s Leimert Park neighborhood and the Preserve Leimert Park Homeowners’ Committee’s goal to preserve it. All charitable contributions are tax-deductible and directly support Leimert Park’s nomination efforts.
Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 623-2489 if you have any questions. Donations can be made online below or by check (made payable to the Los Angeles Conservancy) and sent to:
c/o Leimert Park National Register Nomination Fund
Los Angeles Conservancy
523 W. Sixth St., Suite 826
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Thank you for helping Leimert Park become Los Angeles’ next Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places!
What does it mean for Leimert Part to become listed in the National Register?
- Official recognition and acknowledgment for the neighborhood at the national level as a place with cultural and historic significance.
- Exemption from CA Senate Bill 9 (approved 9.16.21), providing protection from by-right, higher-density housing development that otherwise could adversely impact the neighborhood.
- Design review and limited protection through a City staff process for owner-initiated projects requiring building permits for exterior improvements (primarily those visible from the front and public right-of-way)
- Protection and a review process from the effects of federally-assisted projects and those with discretionary review (ex. transportation improvements that may adversely impact the neighborhood)
- Greater access to federal grants and tax incentives (when available and for eligible properties).