Historic Preservation

May 28, 2014

LA Conservancy’s Linda Dishman Chronicles Preservation Successes/Priorities in LA County

Linda Dishman speaks on the LA Conservancy’s current priorities and its report card process.

March 4, 2013

LA Dodgers Management and Designers Highlight Stadium Improvements

TPR is pleased to share comments and interviews with management (Stan Kasten and Janet Marie Smith) and two of the three design professionals (Brenda Levin and Mia Lehrer) most responsible for enhancing the fan and player experience of a renovated Dodger Stadium.

October 4, 2012

LA Conservancy Honors Linda Dishman’s Twenty Years of Historic Leadership

TRP presents the following interview with Linda Dishman, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Conservancy, in recognition of 20 years of service to historic preservation across Los Angeles.

June 29, 2012

Brenda Levin, FAIA: Revitalizing Religious & Iconic Buildings

Brenda Levin, President and Principal of Levin & Associates Architects, talks about renovating two of Los Angeles' most iconic religious buildings: St. Vibiana's Cathedral and the Wilshire Boulevard Temple.

August 29, 2014

LA Conservancy Recognizes Exceptional LA County Preservation Projects

TPR presents remarks from LA Conservancy’s 2014 Preservation Awards, which honored exceptional projects in Los Angeles County.

June 30, 2014

Bernstein: LA Survey of City Properties with Historic Significance

Ken Bernstein updates readers on SurveyLA, part one of two.

February 26, 2012

Hamid Behdad on How Best to Update LA City’s Adaptive Reuse Ordinance

In 1999 the Los Angeles City Council adopted an adaptive reuse ordinance that played a significant part in the revitalization of Downtown. Granting developers the flexibility needed to convert historic buildings into modern residences, the ordinance became a model for preservation and growth actoss the city. Now, the City Council may update the original ordinance to meet 21st century needs.

January 31, 2012

Reinventing Los Angeles: Seizing the Transit Opportunity

What role does local government play in a city’s reinvention? And how does a local government envision its public initiatives contributing to a positive urban environment? Ken Bernstein, Principal City Planner for the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, overseeing the Policy Planning and Historic Resources Division, tells us where Los Angeles has recently been devoting energy.

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