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7 Local Sites Nominated for Historic Importance

You can see them on the MyHistoricLA website, created by the city for input to its landmark historic resources survey.

 

What's your favorite local history hang?

Taix Restaurant? Echo Park Lake? Carroll Street? Cove Avenue? The Neutra VDL House? 

Click on the links below to read more about 7 sites in Echo Park, Silver Lake and Los Feliz nominated in response to the city historians' question, "What's your favorite historical place in Los Angeles?"

The Red Car Property (Silver Lake)

Norman and Dorothy Chandler Residence (Los Feliz)

Barnsdall Park (Los Feliz)

Washington Heights Tract (Echo Park-Silver Lake)

LA River and Bike Path (Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Elysian Valley) 

Eugene Choy House (Silver Lake) 

1920s Remnant Garden (Echo Park-Silver Lake)

They are among the 77 so far that have been nominated across Los Angeles at the MyHistoricLA website.

Anyone can make a nomination--ideally for something built before 1980 that is not already designated as historically significant. 

Anyone can second a nomination, which is pretty fun too.

MyHistoricLA is also looking for ideas in a number of other categories including food, religion and agriculture.

The city's Office of Historic Resources created the site to get input on its own survey.

Read more about SurveyLA here.

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