National Alliance of Preservation Comissions
Only organization devoted solely to representing the nation's preservation design review commissions. Provides technical support and manages an information network to help local commisions accomplish their preservation objectives. Athens, GA.

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is committed to advancing the ideas and principles of organic architecture, organic education, and conservation of the natural environment. The Foundation also seeks to preserve and enhance the lifetime contributions and ideas of Frank Lloyd Wright. Scottsdale, AZ.

Alameda Architectural Society
Dedicated to the architectural preservation of historic structures in the City of Alameda. Previously known as the Alameda Victorian Preservation Society (AVPS,) increases public awareness and appreciation of historic architecture in Alameda. Los Angeles, CA.
California Missions Studies Association 
For the Study and Preservation of the California Missions, Presidios, Pueblos, and Ranchos and their Native American, Hispanic, and Early American Past. Los Angeles, CA.

California Preservation Foundation 
Ensures that California's rich and diverse historic resources are identified, protected and celebrated for their history and their valuable role in California's economy, environment and quality of life. San Francisco, CA.
California State Office of Historic Preservation 
Preserves and enhances California's irreplaceable historic heritage as a matter of public interest so that its vital legacy of cultural, educational, recreational, aesthetic, economic, social, and environmental benefits will be maintained and enriched for present and future generations. Sacramento, CA.
Cinema Treasures 
A groundbreaking website devoted to movie theater preservation and awareness. Utilizing the community-building capabilities of the Internet, Cinema Treasures unites movie theater owners and enthusiasts in a common cause—to save the last remaining movie palaces across the country. Los Angeles, CA.

Los Angeles Conservancy
Largest membership-based local historic preservation organization in the country. Dedicated to the recognition, preservation, and revitalization of the architectural and cultural heritage of greater Los Angeles. Offers a variety of walking tours. Los Angeles, CA.

Los Angeles Conservancy—Modern Committee
Focus is 20th century architecture and related fields that reflect the heritage of Modernism and popular culture by planning tours, exhibitions, and lectures; researches and nominates buildings for landmark designation; and serves as an advocate for modern design. Los Angeles, CA.


MAK Center—Los Angeles
Offers a year-round schedule of exhibitions, symposia, lectures, performances, workshops, and publications and hosts a residency program for visiting artists and architects. Joins the Friends of the Schindler House in their mission to preserve, promote, and make publicly accessible the Schindler House. Los Angeles, CA.

San Francisco Architectural Heritage
Offers lectures, workshops, seminars and architectural walking tours to help participants discover the diverse and wondrous man-made features of the City. Also publishes and promotes Splendid Survivors, the definitive work on architecturally significant buildings in the downtown area. San Francisco, CA.

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