Contains correspondence on the Cultural Heritage Board (now the Cultural Heritage Commission), municiple art patrons, lectures,
walking tours, and a fact sheet on houses from 1962-1972.
In 1958, a small group of volunteers, as members of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA)
Historic Building Committee, became alarmed by the destruction of historic landmarks created by the explosion of growth in
post-World War II Los Angeles. The AIA Committee and the City’s Municipal Art Commission began working on an ordinance that
would create a citizens board to survey, identify and protect historic sites throughout the city.
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