Update: Hannah Carter Japanese Garden - Los Angeles Dept of City Planning recommends Historical-Cultural Monument status

The Hannah Carter Japanese Garden, located in Bel-Air,  received a recommendation of Historical-Cultural Monument (HCM) status by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning.  Their recommendation will be presented to Los Angeles Council Council for final approval.

As most Bel-Air residents are aware, Hannah Carter Japanese Garden is a place of natural beauty and quiet retreat in the Los Angeles community of Bel-Air, the Hannah Carter Japanese Garden is modeled on the gardens of Kyoto. The beautiful hillside garden was designed by noted Japanese garden designer Nagao Sakurai in 1959 and constructed between 1959 and 1961. It is recognized as one of the finest examples of Japanese gardens in America. 

For additional information:

LINK to the Los Angeles Department of City Planning’s Recommendation Report

LINK to the Los Angeles Conversancy website