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HistoricPlacesLA

HistoricPlacesLA is the first online information and management system specifically created to inventory, map and help protect the City of Los Angeles’ significant historic resources.


Featured Searches

View our current featured searches of historic resources in Los Angeles

Modernism in LA

Los Angeles has one of the largest and most varied collections of Modernist architecture in the United States. Discover the city's Modernist treasures.

The Entertainment Industry

Los Angeles is synonymous with the history of movies, television, and popular music. Explore the places that have made LA an entertainment mecca.

Pre-1900 Los Angeles

Find the historic places that helped to shape the city long before it became the global city it is today.