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Newsletter: July 2019

In This Issue:

  • OHR Enhances Preservation Plans for Windsor Square and Other Historic Districts
  • SurveyLA Findings Help Inform Updates to City's Community Plans
  • HPOZ Spotlight: Balboa Highlands
  • OHR Releases New Context for Late 19th and Early 20th Century Residential Architecture
  • All SurveyLA Data Is Now Available in HistoricPlacesLA
  • Los Angeles' Newest Historic-Cultural Monuments

Newsletter: April 2019

In This Issue:

  • OHR's Asian American Heritage Initiatives Added to National Register
  • "Climate Heritage" Emerges as Growing Focus in Preservation
  • HPOZ Spotlight: El Sereno Berkshire Craftsman District
  • Southwest Museum Request for Interest Seeks to Reimagine Los Angeles' First Museum
  • Aretha Franklin's "Amazing Grace" Comes Home, Inspiring a South Los Angeles Historic Nomination
  • Los Angeles' Newest Historic-Cultural Monuments

Newsletter: January 2019

In this Issue:

  • From Modest Duplex to Luxury High Rise: Multi-Family Housing in Los Angeles
  • Preserving Historic Windows; A Resource Guide for Property Owners
  • HPOZ Spotlight: South Carthay
  • Los Angeles' Newest Historic-Cultural Monument

Newsletter: October 2018

In This Issue:

  • Community Symposium Highlights Completion of Asian American Historic Context
  • What Makes a Historic-Cultural Monument?: A Short Primer
  • HPOZ Spotlight: Vinegar Hill
  • Melissa Alofaituli Joins HPOZ Team     
  • Los Angeles Historic Neighborhoods Conference Recap              

Newsletter: July 2018

In This Issue:

  • Save the Date, Los Angeles Historic Neighborhoods Conference, October 13th
  • HPOZ Boards Join Together to Enhance Historic District Reviews
  • HPOZ Spotlight: Western Heights
  • Nominations Open for Citywide HPOZ Awards
  • Publication of Citywide Historic Context Statement Continues
  • L.A.'s Newest Historic-Cultural Monuments
  • "Make Way for Ducklings," OHR-Style

Newsletter: April 2018

In this Issue:

  • OHR Completes Historic Context Statements for Five L.A. Asian American Communities
  • Contending with Lead-Based Paints in Historic Properties
  • HPOZ Spotlight: Gregory Ain-Mar Vista Tract
  • OHR Relocates to Figueroa Plaza
  • Putting Angelenas on the Map
  • L.A.'s Newest Historic-Cultural Monuments

Newsletter: January 2018

In This Issue:

  • L.A's Entertainment History Homes Highlighted in New Context Statement
  • 2018 Mills Act Applications Now Available
  • HPOZ Spotlight: Stonehurst
  • OHR Accepts National Preservation Award
  • L.A.'s Newest Historic-Cultural Monuments

Newsletter: October 2017

In This Issue:

  • A Framework for Preservation: Preparing Los Angeles' First Citywide Historic Context Statement
  • SurveyLA Receives National and State Preservation Awards
  • HPOZ Spotlight: Lincoln Heights
  • OHR Obtains Grant for Women's Rights Historic Context Statement
  • L.A.'s Newest Historic-Cultural Monuments

Newsletter: July 2017

In This Issue:

  • SurveyLA Releases Findings for Northeast Los Angeles Communities
  • HPOZ Ordinance Amendments Take Effect
  • SurveyLA Receives L.A. Conservancy Award
  • Uncovering Historic Figueroa in Highland Park
  • L.A.'s Newest Historic-Cultural Monuments

Newsletter: April 2017

In This Issue:

  • SurveyLA Completes Final Field Surveys, Receives Conservancy Preservation Award
  • HPOZ Update:  Oxford Square, Sunset Square and Miracle Mile Become Newest Historic Districts
  • Survey Releases Findings for Eagle Rock, Glassell Park, and Atwater Village
  • Asian American Community Context Meetings Underway
  • L.A.'s Newest Historic-Cultural Monuments