Adrian Scott Fine

president and CEO of the Los Angeles Conservancy

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Adrian Scott Fine is director of advocacy for the Los Angeles Conservancy

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Actor Chris Pratt razed an architecturally significant house. Another wealthy homeowner wants to demolish Marilyn Monroe’s former home. What are LA’s historic preservation rules?

The complicated process to preserve LA’s landmarks

Actor Chris Pratt razed an architecturally significant house. Another wealthy homeowner wants to demolish Marilyn Monroe’s former home. What are LA’s historic preservation rules?

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The Los Angeles County General Hospital was considered a state-of-the-art institution when it opened in December 1933 amid the Great Depression.

Could an iconic abandoned hospital ease LA’s housing crisis?

The Los Angeles County General Hospital was considered a state-of-the-art institution when it opened in December 1933 amid the Great Depression.

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House -- made up of 27,000 beige textile blocks -- is perched high above the Hollywood Hills in Los Feliz.

Ennis House sells for $18 million

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House -- made up of 27,000 beige textile blocks -- is perched high above the Hollywood Hills in Los Feliz.

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