LOCAL RESOURCES

We provide this list as a courtesy. No endorsement is implied by inclusion on this list and no disapproval is suggested by any omission. It is your responsibility to do due diligence and vet all contractors and craftspeople.

LOS ANGELES OFFICE OF HISTORIC RESOURCES LIST

Partial List of Preservation Resources

OHR has a list of resources such as contractors, craftsmen, and consultants that have a specialty in historic preservation. Please contact Max Loder at OHR to request this list. Click here

LA CONSERVANCY RESOURCES LIST

Preserving and maintaining historic structures requires the special touch of professionals who understand the importance of preserving historic character -- and who have the skills to do it right.

PASADENA HERITAGE REFERRAL LIST

Pasadena Heritage maintains an extensive list of contractors, tradespeople, and consultants referred by members. For decades, our annually updated Referral List has been a good resource for individuals seeking qualified professionals to carry out a wide range of historic preservation-related services.

NEXTDOOR

Nextdoor is your local hub to connect and share with the neighborhood.

It's where communities come together to keep a local shopkeeper in business. Where neighbors exchange recommendations for babysitters, plans for local events, and tips about what to order at that new cafe down the street. Where local agencies connect with neighbors in need. Welcome to Nextdoor.

 

RESTORING YOUR HISTORIC HOME

In honoring our past, we bring hope to our future

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Appropriate examples of colors and styles.

ALL new color choices, including those described by paint manufacturers as "historic," must go through the HPOZ approval process. See here.

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Examples of window styles in the Jefferson Park.

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Examples of door styles in Jefferson Park.

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Character defining features of the craftsman style

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Photographs with commentary of commercial properties on Jefferson Blvd.

 

Los Angeles Convervency - Historical Research Guide

Visit our page on researching your home here

This is a guide to researching historic properties in the City of Los Angeles (of course, some of the resources listed here will also provide information about other cities as well). This guide is broken down into sections based on typical research needs: 

  • Researching the site

  • Researching the building

  • Researching the people and events

  • Additional Resources

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