A walking tour of West Hollywood’s North Harper Avenue Historic District on May 22 and a screening of short films on local LGBTQ historic places on May 25 are the highlights of this year’s celebration of preservation month. Mark your calendars to attend:
Hooray for (West) Hollywood Annual Historic Preservation Celebration
Date: Monday, May 22, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Free
Location: North Harper Avenue Historic District
1300-1330 N. Harper Avenue
Travel back in time via clips of movies shot in West Hollywood going back to 1944, then take a walking tour of the magnificent 1920s apartment buildings of the North Harper Avenue Historic District. City staff will be on hand to answer questions about the benefits available to owners of historic homes, and refreshments will be served.
LGBTQ Historic Places in L.A. Screening and Panel Conversation with the Los Angeles Conservancy
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
$5 charge waived at door for WHPA members
Location: Great Hall, Plummer Park
7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
This event features a special screening and panel conversation showcasing the Los Angeles Conservancy’s first three short films on significant LGBTQ spaces and civil rights stories. The films showcase the following locations: The Black Cat (Silver Lake), The Woman’s Building (Chinatown), and Plummer Park, Great Hall/Long Hall (West Hollywood). The event will also explore other LGBTQ historic places throughout Los Angeles.