Landmark Designation


Veterans Affairs West Los Angeles historic district
Los angeles, California

Chattel’s work on the VA West LA Campus has focused on review and compliance under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, as has involved consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Veterans Service Organizations, Native American tribes, Los Angeles Conservancy, and City of Los Angeles Office of Historic Resources.



sam and alfreda Maloof Compound
Rancho Cucamonga, California

Chattel was commissoned by the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for the Arts and Crafts (SAMFAC) to nominate the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Compound to the National Register of Historic Places. Sam Maloof, one of America’s pre-eminent craftsmen and furniture designers of the mid- to late-20th century, built the Compound’s first buildings in 1956 as his own house and workshop. He continued to alter and expand buildings over time, such that it became his largest woodworking project.



Carousel park
santa monica, California

Chattel partnered with the local non-profit Santa Monica Conservancy and national non-profit The Cultural Landscape Foundation to nominate Carousel Park because it was threatened with demolition in two of three alternatives studied in the Pier Bridge Replacement Project. Completed in 1986, Carousel Park became a City-designated Landmark in 2018 and is the second youngest behind Paul Conrad’s Chain Reaction sculpture completed in 1989. With the Landmark designation, additional alternatives that do not impact Carousel Park are under study.