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First LANDMARKING HEARING for Walker's Cafe next Thursday, 1/20!
Dear friends of Walker’s Cafe,
Thanks so much for joining the more than two thousand people who have signed the petition urging the city to save this institution as a historic landmark.
We have exciting news! On December 20th, 2021, we submitted the application nominating Walker's Cafe for Historic-Cultural Monument status. The first landmarking hearing has been scheduled for next week THURSDAY, JANUARY 20TH at 10 am. Tune in via Zoom at https://planning-lacity-org.zoom.us/j/85754078253 (password: 238324).
The meeting agenda is available here. It is agenda item #7, and there is a good chance that it will be heard by 11 am.
This hearing will be open for public comment. If you want to say something about how much Walker’s means to you and the community, you will be given one or two minutes to address the Commission. Here’s how to give public comment:
- Via Zoom: Use the login information provided above. Following the Commission President calling the item, click the “Raise Hand” button at the bottom of your screen. Commission Office staff will call your name, if available, when it is your turn to speak. You will see a prompt stating, “The host would like to unmute you.” Please click on “Unmute.”
- Via phone: Call (213) 338-8477 or (669) 900-9128 and use Meeting ID: 857 5407 8253 and then press #. Press # again when prompted for Participant ID. You may use the passcode: 238324. To comment on an agenda item, press *9 to “raise your hand” virtually following the Commission President calling the item. Commission staff will call upon speakers using the last four digits of the phone number, if available.
Meanwhile, you can help by sending this email (or write in your own words) to the Cultural Heritage Commission in support of saving Walker's Cafe. YOUR voice is important!
And be sure to check out our brand-new website, built by our friends at Esotouric. The campaign to save Walker’s Cafe will also be featured in their upcoming webinar, It’s Up to Angelenos to Save Los Angeles. Here’s How on Sunday, January 23rd. Mark your calendars!
We are continuing our communication with the council office ahead of the next landmarking hearing. We are excited for the next steps! Let's make sure we keep this community treasure around for generations to come.