LOS ANGELES – From towering basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's hillside home to downtown's towering US Bank building, Los Angeles is putting all its landmarks online.
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Officials gathered Tuesday on the 26th floor of City Hall, itself a historic landmark, to roll out a new website called HistoricPlacesLA.com.
It is the 15-year project of The Getty Conservation Institute and city planning officials.
The site's database currently contains about 75 percent of Los Angeles' 880,000 structures — everything from houses to office buildings to the Hollywood sign.
When it is completed next year, officials say it will catalog every structure in town. Anyone with a smartphone can access it.
Mayor Eric Garcetti says the site will not only help city officials preserve LA's landmarks but also make it easier for tourists to find them.