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Conservation Easements: Permanent Protection For Historic Places

Would you like to make sure your historic home or building survives for future generations to enjoy?

The best way to truly preserve a historic place is through a conservation easement, a legal document that permanently prohibits the demolition or insensitive alteration of a property -- even by future owners.

Easements ensure long-term protection of historic structures, and they can also offer potential tax benefits. You can learn more by viewing our easement properties and reading the overview on this page.

Historical Research Guide

Welcome to our guide to researching historic properties in the City of Los Angeles (of course, some of the resources listed here will also provide information about other cities as well). This guide is broken down into sections based on typical research needs: