Tag Archives: Fieldwork

A SurveyLA Field Day in Pacific Palisades

By David J. Barboza With so many SurveyLA reports coming out these days, one might be tempted to think the project is wrapping up. The truth is, fieldwork is ongoing. In fact, we’re only in “Group 5” (of 9), which … Continue reading

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A SurveyLA Field Day in Toluca Lake

By David J. Barboza Remember that bus tour of the southern San Fernando Valley I wrote about back in April? That was part of the reconnaissance for SurveyLA’s Group 4 surveys. Recon also includes the driving of every street in the survey … Continue reading

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SurveyLA Training Preps Group 4 Survey Teams

By David J. Barboza Way back in 2010 this blog covered the training sessions for first group of SurveyLA field surveys (see the story here). During two days this April, the training continued for SurveyLA’s “Group 4” areas, where survey … Continue reading

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A San Fernando Valley Bus Tour with Kevin Roderick

By David J. Barboza Note: what follows is the original text of this post. Please see the comments for some minor corrections. When you’re trying to survey a city as large as Los Angeles for historic resources, the task can … Continue reading

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SurveyLA Findings in Southeast Los Angeles

By David J. Barboza When you think of historic resources in Southeast Los Angeles what comes to mind? Perhaps the Watts Towers, Simon Rodia’s stunning collection of 17 structural steel sculptures built with nothing but simple tools. Maybe the Ralph … Continue reading

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SurveyLA Fieldwork is ready to start in 2010!

The OHR has selected Historic Resources Group (HRG) to complete the first group of Year 1 field surveys. They will be working as well with consultants from the Architectural Resources Group (ARG); Galvin Preservation Associates (GPA); and Page & Turnbull. Continue reading

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