Historical Landmark and Records Commission

Historical Landmarks and Records Commission

The Historical Landmarks and Records Commission (HLRC) is an advisory body established to consider and recommend to the Board of Supervisors local historical landmarks defined to be worthy of registration by the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, either as "California Historical Landmarks" or as " Points of Historical Interest", and may consider and comment for the Board on applications relating to the National Register of Historic Places.


LA County Landmark and Historic District Registration

Nominations for designation of landmarks and historic districts come from private individuals and organizations, or may originate with the Board of Supervisors or the Historical Landmarks and Records Commission.

Photo: The Doumakes House, View Park, Los Angeles, Built in 1928

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California Landmark Registration

California Historical Landmarks are sites, buildings, features, or events that are of statewide significance and have anthropological, cultural, military, political, architectural, economic, scientific or technical, religious, experimental, or other value.

Photo: Leona Valley Schoolhouse built in 1915.


National Historical Landmarks

National Historic Landmarks are nationally significant historic places designated by the Secretary of the Interior because they possess exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States.

Photo: Los Angeles Coliseum built in 1923


The Historical Landmarks and Records Commission (HLRC) meets quarterly on the fourth Friday at 9:30 a.m. in Room 372 of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Click here to search for Current Agenda and Previous Minutes.

Commission approved meeting dates:

  • January 26, 2024 - CANCELLED
  • March 8, 2024 - SPECIAL MEETING
  • April 12, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • November 1, 2024


Altadena African-American Historic Resources Survey

The Department of Regional Planning (DRP) has initiated a project to survey historic resources associated with Altadena’s African-American community, in support of the County’s effort to create a more equitable society by identifying valuable contributions by the County’s diverse communities. 

LA County Library

Click on link below to view the digitized special collection of historic photos of Parks, hosted online by the Los Angeles County Library. Linked to Historic Photos.

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LA County Library provides free tickets to Southern California museums and more. Click here to learn more.

Contact Us


Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration

500 West Temple Street, Room B-50

Los Angeles, CA 90012


Please contact us by calling:

(213) 974-1431