Modern Issues | Los Angeles Conservancy

If you know of a historic Modern place that is threatened with demolition or excessive alteration, please notify us right away at info@laconservancy.org or call (213) 623-2489.

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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 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 Hunter Kerhart

Chase Bank / Lytton Savings

We believe the 8150 Sunset Boulevard project’s fundamental objectives can be accomplished without demolition of the historic Lytton Savings building.
Covina Bowl, following its closure. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Covina Bowl

This rare and flamboyant 1956 Googie bowling alley has been determined eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

CBS Television City

In September 2017, CBS announced their interest in marketing the CBS Television City property, prompting concerns about the future of this legendary television production facility. In June 2018, it was designated a Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM).
Chuey Residence, as photographed by Julius Shulman. Courtesy of J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)

Chuey Residence

This Richard Neutra-designed home now has a path forward for preservation.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Mission Hills Bowl

Good news! The 1957 Googie-style Mission Hills Bowl building will be adaptively reused as part of a new shopping center.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Orange Julius Building

The City of Los Angeles has nominated the rare Googie walk-up stand for local landmark designation.
Photo by Larry Underhill

Seaport Marina Hotel

This Googie-style garden motel in Long Beach was demolished in October 2017.
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 Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Pan American Bank

Pan American Bank became the second National Register-listed property in East L.A. in April 2017.

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