The Conservancy, a non-profit organization that works to recognize and preserve the historic architectural and cultural resources of Los Angeles County, rated the county’s 88 incorporated cities and the county itself. It awards cities points based on such factors as whether they have a historic preservation ordinance and a historic preservation commission and whether they have conducted a citywide survey of historic resources.
West Hollywood scored 254 out of a possible 254 points. Other A+ cities were Beverly Hills, Calabasas, Claremont, the City of Los Angeles, Pasadena, Santa Monica and South Pasadena. The County of Los Angeles was graded F.