Historic Preservation

September 22, 2017

Linda Dishman: 25 Years of Leadership at L.A. Conservancy

Linda Dishman demonstrates the Conservancy’s broad approach to preservation and bringing communities together through historic resources.

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.

March 31, 2011

Tom Gilmore Opines on Infill Development and Downtown L.A.

Recently released figures from the U.S. Census confirmed the success story of Downtown L.A. and Historic Corridor. Developer Tom Gilmore helped make it happen. What happens next?

November 10, 2005

Kor Group Revives Treasures of L.A.'s Architectural Past for Urban Residential Living

Kate Bartolo of upscale developer and hotelier Kor Group explains the challenges, benefits, and profits of historic preservation.

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