Woman walking on to sidewalk on San Vicente Blvd

Self-Guided Tour

Rolling Through the 70’s

Offered year-round, this driving tour guide makes for a far-out road trip to the 1970s! The ‘70s were a time of change and experimentation, especially in Los Angeles. This '70s focus guidebook is the most radical way to see firsthand why buildings from this era matter and must be protected for future generations.
Woman walking on to sidewalk on San Vicente Blvd

About this Tour

Rolling Through the ‘70s covers all aspects of the ’70s in Los Angeles County, from the era’s grassroots activism to its often-divisive architectural styles. The guidebook features three separate tour itineraries that will lead you to historic 1970s buildings and businesses in locations ranging from Westchester to Burbank. Each itinerary includes recommendations of legacy restaurants to try along your route.

Rolling Through the ‘70s: A Weekend in Los Angeles includes:

  • Digital guide (PDF format)
  • Three driving tour itineraries containing over thirty 1970s-era sites
  • Over one hour of digital audio files featuring commentaries by experts in ‘70s architecture, business owners, and community activists
  • Digital playlist of ‘70s music to set the mood

Put on your bell bottoms, and grab your platform shoes for this self-guided driving tour through ‘70s L.A.

Key Information

Stat Time: There is no start time or date for this event. The tours in this guide are self-guided, without any onsite involvement from the L.A. Conservancy.

Length: The digital guidebook contains over thirty 1970s-era sites to visit and read about. Over one hour of recorded interviews and discussions with 1970s activists and experts is also included.

Costs: Members $10, General Public $15

Start Rolling Through the 70s with this tour!

For additional information, see below.

All participants in the Los Angeles Conservancy-sponsored tours knowingly and freely accept and assume all risks, both known and unknown, and AGREE TO RELEASE, DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, NOT SUE, AND HOLD HARMLESS the Los Angeles Conservancy, its principals, officers, employees, volunteers, sponsors, agents and other participants from any and all claims, damages (including medical expenses and attorneys’ fees), injuries and expenses arising out of, or resulting from your voluntary attendance/participation in tours.

Major funding for the Los Angeles Conservancy’s programs is provided by the LaFetra Foundation and the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation.