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Tudor revivals awarded at WSHPHS annual meeting

Tudor revivals awarded at WSHPHS annual meeting

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A talk on local Art Deco apartment buildings and a lively performance by mariachis were on the bill of the 41st annual meeting of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society June 25. “It turned out to be quite a lovely event and the Historic Landmark Awards which were presented gave us such interesting history,” said […]

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Nuisance house is demolished, another appeal filed

Nuisance house is demolished, another appeal filed

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

After more than a decade of neighbors’ complaints, cleanup is underway at the unsightly house at 610 S. Van Ness Ave. Surrounded by palm-frond fences, the derelict structure adjoins two lots previously filled with a collection of rusty old cars. In mid-July, demolition of the house finally was underway. When the three lots have been […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single-family homes 501 S. Plymouth Blvd. 634 S. Rimpau Blvd. 434 N. Mansfield Ave. 444 N. McCadden Pl. 406 S. Sycamore Ave. 122 S. Van Ness Ave. 231 S. Citrus Ave. 101 S. Larchmont Blvd. 533 N. Las Palmas Ave. 652 S. Mansfield Ave. 902 S. Victoria Ave. 4006 Ingraham St. 643 […]

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God’s work: Frank Lloyd Wright, quintessential American modernist

God’s work: Frank Lloyd Wright, quintessential American modernist

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first time I became aware of the stunning power of architecture, I was 17 and walked into the terra-cotta cocoon of Grady Gammage Auditorium in Tempe, AZ. The building sparked a life-long interest in architecture, “the great mother art,” as Frank Lloyd Wright called it. Wright used 57 shades of terra-cotta in the auditorium. He […]

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Real Estate Sales*

Real Estate Sales*

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single-family homes 624 S. Rimpau Blvd. 322 Lorraine Blvd. 925 S. Muirfield Rd. 917 S. Longwood Ave. 533 N. Cherokee Ave. 135 N. St. Andrews Pl. 317 N. Van Ness Ave. 921 S. Citrus Ave. 224 N. Gramercy Pl. 626 N. Cahuenga Blvd. 809 3rd Ave. 206 N. Lucerne Blvd. 632 N. […]

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Landmark status for Miracle Mile building moves forward

Landmark status for Miracle Mile building moves forward

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted last month to consider the Berger-Winston apartment building, located in the Miracle Mile at 744 S. Ridgeley Dr., as an Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM). Constructed in 1937, the property was designed in the Chateauesque style by the first female licensed architect in Los Angeles, Edith Northman. Testifying in support […]

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