Ken Bernstein

Ken Bernstein, a principal city planner for the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, oversees the city’s Office of Historic Resources, which is responsible for Los Angeles’s historic preservation policies and programs, and he leads the department’s Urban Design Studio, which works to elevate the quality of design for private development projects and major civic investments. The lead staff member for the city’s Cultural Heritage Commission, Ken has overseen the completion of SurveyLA, a multi-year city-wide survey of historic resources, and has led the city’s efforts to create a comprehensive historic preservation program. Before joining the Department of City Planning, Ken was director of preservation issues for the Los Angeles Conservancy, the largest local non-profit historic preservation organization in the country.

Ken Bernstein