Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts - Page 7

How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character

The Los Angeles Conservancy offers advice and encouragement for people in Los Angeles. 213-623-2489.

The Office of Historic Resources for the Los Angeles City Planning Department provides a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone booklet as part of its Historic Homeowner Education Program. 213-978-1200

• The Preservation Office of the city of Sacramento's Planning Department offers advice on preservation, neighborhood issues and more. Contact their help desk via e-mail.

The Palm Springs Office of Neighborhood Involvement offers advice and encouragement.

The Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board is developing a procedure for designating historic neighborhoods.

• And don't forget, your local planning department.