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OHR Publishes Latino Los Angeles Historic Context Statement

A new citywide historic context statement lays the groundwork for preservation of places relating to the city's rich Latino history.

Visit HistoricPlacesLA!

The City of L.A. and the Getty Conservation Institute have launched HistoricPlacesLA.org, the online information system for L.A.'s historic resources.

SurveyLA’s Asian American Historic Content Statement

The OHR invites members of the public to participate in a series of community meetings that will provide an overview presentation of the project and an opportunity to share information regarding significant places, people, dates, and events associated with Los Angeles' Asian American history.

OHR Publishes Jewish History Context

The Office of Historic Resources has released a new citywide historic context statement on the history of Los Angeles’ Jewish community.

SurveyLA Developing African American Historic Context

The context will identify places citywide associated with Los Angeles' diverse African American history.

Amendments to the HPOZ Ordinance Progress to City Council

The City Planning Commission has approved changes to the City's Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) Ordinance.

OHR Proposes Procedural Amendments to Cultural Heritage Ordinance

Proposed changes to the Cultural Heritage Ordinance would help create a clearer, fairer process for Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) nominations.

52nd Place Becomes Los Angeles' 30th Historic District

The Los Angeles City Council has approved the City’s 30th Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ), the 52nd Place Tifal Brothers Tract HPOZ

Department Launches New Neighborhood Conservation Initiative

The Department of City Planning's new Neighborhood Conservation Initiative aims to protect the character of L.A.'s unique residential communities.

New Cultural Heritage Commissioners Appointed

Mayor Eric Garcetti has added three new members to the City's Cultural Heritage Commission in recent months, all with architectural expertise.