hpozlosangeles has written 18 posts for HPOZs in Los Angeles

Hollywood Grove to Cultural Heritage Commission in March

We mentioned a short while back that Planning staff were studying the Hollywood Grove neighborhood to determine its eligibility for HPOZ status. Staff will be bringing the matter before the Cultural Heritage Commission on Thursday, March 3, 2011, with a recommendation to certify the draft Historic Resources Survey and move the matter along to the … Continue reading

Old Los Angeles Had a Farm

We have been working with folks in the Jefferson Park area to understand that neighborhood’s cultural and architectural importance in this vast city. You might have noticed that the public hearing for the neighborhood’s HPOZ hearing was announced here. Amidst the process we came to learn about a pretty remarkable property within the potential HPOZ: … Continue reading

New HPOZ in Jefferson Park

The City Planning Department has been studying the Jefferson Park neighborhood in order to determine its significance and potential designation as a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). This built out neighborhood – an L-shaped area roughly bounded by Adams Boulevard to the north, Western Avenue and Arlington Avenue to the east, Jefferson Boulevard and Exposition Boulevard … Continue reading

Revised Preservation Plan Drafts & Staff Report

We have just completed a long series of public hearings throughout the City, and have received some extraordinarily useful input on the draft Preservation Plans that have been prepared.  While some of the edits that we have made are relevant only to a single plan, we have made some edits across the board. Below you … Continue reading

Gregory Ain Mar Vista Tract Plan Revised

In response to  numerous comments and letters received, regarding the draft Preservation Plan for the Gregory Ain Mar Vista Tract HPOZ a revised draft has been prepared.  The revised draft expands the list of projects that would be exempt from HPOZ review and provides guidelines that are further adapted to this unique setting.  You can … Continue reading

Highland Park-Garvanza Preservation Plan

We are excited to provide a draft of the Highland Park-Garvanza Preservation Plan for your review.  The plan, which covers the vast Highland Park-Garvanza HPOZ (including neighborhoods such as Garvanza, Mt. Angelus and Montecito Heights and Highland Park at large) is the last in our series of 17 new preservation plans. Highland Park-Garvanza is the … Continue reading

A Proposed HPOZ in Hollywood

Rows of charming Craftsman and Colonial Revival houses, deep front yards, streets lined with fanciful palms and robust shade trees, and views of the Hollywood Hills just a short distance away: these are just a few of the things that make the Hollywood Grove neighborhood a special place. Over the next few months the City … Continue reading

Public Hearing for Valley HPOZs

We are excited to provide you with copies of the draft preservation plans for our three HPOZs in the San Fernando Valley.  A public hearing for these plans will be held at the Van Nuys City Hall on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, with a information open house beginning at 6:00 P.M. and the actual public … Continue reading

Public Hearing Scheduled for Hollywood and Wilshire Area HPOZs

A public hearing for Carthay Circle, Miracle Mile North, South Carthay, Spaulding Square and Whitley Heights HPOZs will be held at Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles CA 90046 on Wednesday, October 20, 2010.  There will be an informational open house from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. and the official hearing will begin … Continue reading

Western Heights Public Hearing Scheduled

Rounding out our focus on the West Adams area, we are happy to provide the Western Heights Preservation Plan for your review.  A public hearing for this plan (as well as Adams-Normandie, Harvard Heights and West Adams Terrace) has been scheduled for Thursday, October 14, 2010.  There will be an informational open house that begins at 6:00 … Continue reading