Cultural Preservation Resources
& Museums


Office of Historic Preservation, City of Los Angeles
Historic-Cultural Monuments

Survey LA
Brentwood - Pacific Palisades
Historic Resources Survey Report -- Brentwood - Pacific Palisades Community Plan Area (6.2 MB, PDF)
Brentwood Pacific Palisades Individual Resources -- November 2013 (6.6 MB, PDF)
Brentwood Pacific Palisades Non-Parcel Resources -- November 2013 (1.0 MB, PDF)
Brentwood Pacific Palisades Historic Districts, Planning Districts and Multi-Property Resources -- November 2013 (7.7 MB, PDF)


Santa Monica Conservancy

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

The Autry Museum of the American West

J. Paul Getty Museum

Huntington Museum

Aldersgate Retreat Center

Los Angeles Conservancy

California Historical Society

California Preservation Foundation

Theodore Payne Foundation

Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society

Trust for Public Land

Temescal Canyon Association

Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Santa Monica History Museum

Mapping the Tongva villages of L.A.'s past - Los Angeles Times


An audio tour of Los Angeles’ native language
Listen to the inflections and melody of Tongva, as spoken by its students and teacher.


California’s Gold - Chautauqua
Huell visits Temescal Gateway Park in Pacific Palisades which was a major center of the Chautauqua Movement in the 1920s and ‘30s.
Temescal Canyon Gateway Park
15601 Sunset Boulevard, Pacific Palisades