Asian Americans Historic Contexts Published

SurveyLA’s Asian American Historic Context Statement Completed

The Office of Historic Resources received an Underrepresented Communities Grant from the National Park Service (NPS) to establish historic contexts to guide the identification and designation of sites significant to the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, and Thai communities of Los Angeles. The contexts were developed with input from a diverse advisory committee, convened by the OHR, and a team of historic resources consultants led by Architectural Resources Group (ARG). The contexts are published at (see links below).

The Multiple Property Documentation Form titled Asian Americans in Los Angeles, 1850-1980 and the accompanying National Register for nomination for Filipino Christian Church were listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 4, 2019.  

Links to the five individually formatted historic contexts that comprise Asian Americans in Los Angeles, 1850-1980: