In some "dry" areas, a customer can get a mixed drink by paying to join a "private club," and in some "wet" areas a customer needs a club membership to purchase liquor by-the-drink, reports the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.The newspaper demonstrates how variable the alcohol laws can be, even within small geographic areas. Move to Burleson, which has alcohol sales in the Tarrant County portion of the city but not in the Johnson County side of town." Today beer and wine can be purchased in all parts of Burleson.Los Angeles is the location of 242 of these properties and districts, including 12 National Historic Landmarks; they are listed here.The properties and districts elsewhere in the county, including 5 National Historic Landmarks, are listed separately.
Several of the oldest historic sites are located in the Los Angeles Plaza Historical District in Downtown Los Angeles; these include the original Nuestra Señora La Reina de Los Angeles Church (1822), the Avila Adobe, Los Angeles' oldest residence (1818), Olvera Street, the Italianate style Masonic Hall (1858), and the Italian Renaissance Revival style Merced Theater (1869). To be listed on the National Register, sites must retain their historic integrity, they usually must be 50 years old, and their listing must be promoted – or at least not opposed – by the current owner, so many historically important sites in the city are not listed.
A single district, the Arroyo Seco Parkway Historic District, is split between Los Angeles and other parts of the county.