Mills Act & Historic Plaque Program


For information about the Mills Act Program, contact Sean M. Moore, Director of Community Development at (310) 973-3230.

Qualified Historic Property

A qualified historic property in the City of Lawndale is a property listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the California Register of Historic Resources, or the California Register of Historic Landmarks.


Lawndale Historical Society

Contact Information

Janice Givens
(310) 973-3205

Application Process

Complete the three-page Historic Plaque Application Form and attach supporting documentation. Applications may be submitted throughout the year to:

Lawndale Historical Society
14717 Burin Avenue
Lawndale, CA 90260

A panel of historical society members will select the plaque recipients in May of each year. To be considered for the May selection, submit your application no later than April 1st. Applications not selected during the year in which they are submitted may remain on file for future consideration.

Eligibility Criteria

Award of a Historic Preservation Plaque recognizes and honors the careful preservation of older homes and other buildings. Eligibility for a plaque is based on the following criteria:
Award Presentations

The Lawndale Historical Society and the Lawndale City Council will present the plaques at a City Council meeting held in the City Hall council chamber. A limited number of plaques will be awarded each year, based on qualified and approved applications.

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