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Los Angeles has over 1,150 designated Historic-Cultural Monuments that preserve the city’s architectural, historic and cultural heritage.

 
The Historic-Cultural Monument process began in 1962 when the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects formed a Historic Buildings Committee to implement a formal preservation program.
 
A few notable Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments include:

  • Eastern Columbia Building (HCM #294), an Art Deco style building in Downtown LA
  • CBS Columbia Square Studios (HCM #947), a historic radio and television studio complex
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame (HCM #194), honoring notable figures in the entertainment industry

Wilshire Library

Wilshire Branch Library in North Koreatown

LAPL branch serving North Koreatown

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The Embassy Apartments

Neon sign Koreatown rooftop

Neon Roof Sign is LA Historic-Cultural Monument #642

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Brynmoor Aparments

Brynmoor neon sign

Neon Roof Sign is LA Historic-Cultural Monument #641

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Wiltern Theater

Taeyang White Night in LA

Art Deco building that’s a venue for comedy shows and music concerts

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Wilshire Boulevard Temple

Wilshire Boulevard Temple LA

Wilshire Boulevard Temple, the oldest reform synagogue in Los Angeles

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Chapman Park Market Building

Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument

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Oasis LA

Former site of Wilshire Christian Church, a designated historic cultural monument of L.A.

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Petersen Studio Court: Storybook House

Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 552.

“The Cottage” designed by Einar C. Petersen

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San Marino Villas

“Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #870″

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Fire Station #29

Serves Wilshire Center and Hancock Park. To report an Emergency: Dial 9-1-1

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The French Chateau Apartments

Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #815 An example of the Chateau Eclectic architectural style. Architect: Arlos Sedgley. Built in 1937. Converted to condos in 2007. 3350 James M Wood Blvd @ Hobart.

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Crocker Bank Building

Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument

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