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Urban Planning 281: Introduction to History of Built Environment in US

Librarian for Advanced Research and Engagement

Allison Benedetti
Subjects:Public Affairs

General Plans

Many general plans for Los Angeles, as well as other cities and counties, can be found in the Library catalog. Also check the city and county websites as many of the most current versions are posted there. 

Primary Sources at UCLA


Newspaper articles can be a valuable resource when researching the history of a particular neighborhood. Search for key events, people, buildings, or other issues that may have shaped the neighborhood.