Did you know that SurveyLA is an Emmy award winner? In 2009, the 1/2 hour video, which introduces viewers to the Office of Historic Resources’ city-wide historic resource survey project, won an LA-area Emmy award in the “Arts and Culture/History” category.
Check out the video below. It’s in three parts, each part about ten minutes long:
A bit of information on the video, as reported in the October 2009 OHR Newsletter:
SurveyLA won top honors in the Arts and Culture/History categoryat the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ 61st Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards on August 29.
The television program was a joint project of the City of Los Angeles Office of Historic Resources and the City’s Information Technology Agency, LA Cityview Channel 35. The program highlights why a citywide historic resources survey is important to Los Angeles, and takes viewers to diverse historic places around the city, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House, the Dunbar Hotel on Central Avenue, the Far East Café in Little Tokyo, Weatherwolde Castle in Tujunga, Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, and the Modernist neighborhoods of Crestwood Hills in Brentwood and Balboa Highlands in Granada Hills.