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Since 1976, the Los Angeles City Historical Society has worked to disseminate knowledge of the rich and diverse multicultural history of the city of Los Angeles. We are also the official Friends of the Los Angeles City Archives. Learn more about us by reading our history.



SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 2 PM - Meet us for our 2nd lecture in the 2016 Marie Northrop Series at the Central Library's Mark Taper Auditorium. "Vineyards and Wineries in Los Angeles", a lecture by Stuart Douglass Byles. The auditorium is on the 1st floor of the Central Library, 630 W. 5th St. L.A. 90071. Cost: Free. Parking $1 after 1 PM with L.A. Public Library card. Please visit our blog.



New Photo Database - Check out our new photo database on our Publications page under the Projects tab, curated by LACHS member and newsletter editor Anna Sklar, with the financial support of the John Randolph Haynes Foundation.