Speaking of new website looks (which we were), the Los Angeles Conservancy has completely rethought and updated its online presence. The new site is driven by — this will shock you — big pictures of important buildings and architecture. Plus self-guided tours to places like the San Fernando Valley. There is also useful interactive maps with hundreds of places noted that the Conservancy considers historic or interesting enough to mention. There are more than 300 alone on the modern-themed map: "take a virtual trip through Modern L.A. -- or better yet, go out and see these gems firsthand!"
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