Los Angeles Plaza Historic District

Other names: El Pueblo de Los Angeles State Historic Park

Location: Roughly bounded by Spring, Macy, Alameda and Arcadia Sts., and Old Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA      County: Los Angeles      In vicinity of city or town: yes

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Ownership

Privately owned: yes      Is publicly and privately owned: unknown

Local government owned: yes

State government owned: yes

Federal government owned: unknown

Contributing and Non-Contributing Resources

Contributing buildings/sites/structures/objects

Contributing Noncontributing
buildings 31 2
sites 0 0
structures 0 0
objects 0 0

Narrative description:

The Los Angeles Plaza Historic District, also known as El Pueblo de Los Angeles State Historic Park, is a historic district located at the oldest section of Los Angeles, known for many years as “El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles”. The district, centered on the old plaza, was the city’s center under Spanish (1781–1821), Mexican (1821–1847) and United States (after 1847) rule through most of the 19th Century.

Resource Type

Is a building: unknown
Is a structure: unknown
Is an object: unknown
Is a landscape: unknown
Is a district: yes

If it is a district, give district boundary description:     

Details

Architectural classification(s):
NO STYLE LISTED

Current functions:

  1. MUSEUM
  2. PARK

Current subfunctions:

  1. MUSEUM
  2. PARK

Historic functions:

  1. DOMESTIC
  2. RELIGION
  3. RECREATION AND CULTURE
  4. COMMERCE/TRADE

Historic subfunctions:

  1. RELIGIOUS STRUCTURE
  2. HOTEL
  3. SINGLE DWELLING

Cultural affiliations:

Acreage: 420

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