Thursday, March 15, 2007

'Saving Los Angeles' Speakers And Seminars For This Sunday!

Besides the over thirty tables of exhibitors, here are the list of the speakers in the main auditorium of the 1931 Los Angeles Theater at 615 S. Broadway. More details and parking info at

“Saving Los Angeles” Conference
Los Angeles Theater • March 18, 2007

Schedule for Main Auditorium

10:00am – Doors open

11:00-11:15am - Welcome and Introduction (City Councilman Jose Huizar)

11:15-11:45am - Plenary Address (Los Angeles City Planning Director Gail Goldberg, AICP - confirmed)

11:45am-12:00pm - Short break and setup for panel discussions

12:00pm-1:00pm - Citywide Survey (Los Angeles City Planning Department - Ken Bernstein)

1:00pm-1:30pm - Break

1:30pm-2:45pm – Protecting Neighborhood Character: Mansionization & HPOZs
• Proposed Neighborhood Character Ordinance (Erick Lopez, Community Planning Bureau, City of Los Angeles)
• HPOZ Program (Mike Buhler, LA Conservancy)

2:45pm-3:00pm - Break

3:00pm-4:00pm - What can you do in your neighborhood?
• Mills Act (Lambert Giessinger, Office of Historic Resources)
• Case Studies: Presenters on preservation/interpretive/archival projects sponsored by Neighborhood Councils:
o Pico Revitalization Project (Roxanne Brown, Steering Committee member)
o Richard Schave – Building on-line communities for your organization on Blogspot and Flickr

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