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Visit six sites on Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Los Angeles Garden Tour and Party

Visit six sites on Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Los Angeles Garden Tour and Party

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The neighborhood is buzzing as preparations are in full bloom for the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Los Angeles Garden Tour & Party that emphasizes the honeybee. The self-guided tour of six area homes is on Sun., April 27 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Gardens both large and small will be represented on the […]

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Intimate look into small interiors in Woods’ new book, talk at Ebell

Intimate look into small interiors in Woods’ new book, talk at Ebell

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hancock Park-based author Douglas Woods has recently published his fourth book, “Dreaming Small: Intimate Interiors.” The 228-page hardback features 200 color photos by Melba Levick of homes mostly under 2,000 square feet. In an era of downsizing, the 22 Southern California homes largely built in the early 20th century show how artful living can be […]

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Real estate sales for February, 2014

Real estate sales for February, 2014

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 355 S. Muirfield Rd. 542 Lorraine Blvd. 136 Fremont Pl. 355 S. Mansfield Ave. 465 N. June St. 615 S. Arden Blvd. 315 S. Mansfield Ave. 300 N. Las Palmas Ave. 530 S. Rossmore Ave. 803 S. Rimpau Blvd. 702 S. Lorraine Blvd. 438 N. Plymouth Blvd. 603 S. […]

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Stiles O. Clements was an important figure in Art Deco movement

Stiles O. Clements was an important figure in Art Deco movement

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stiles O. Clements, who designed the Pasadena Showcase House, was a prominent Southern California architect for 50 years. He studied architecture at the Drexel Institute in Philadelphia, and took further studies at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He came to Los Angeles in 1911 and joined the Los Angeles office of Morgan, Walls & […]

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Batchelder fireplaces bring art, joy and beauty to homes

Batchelder fireplaces bring art, joy and beauty to homes

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

“A fireplace is not a luxury; it is a necessity—because it adds to the joy and beauty of living,” said Ernest Batchelder. Batchelder began making tiles from a shack in his backyard in 1911. A year later, Pasadena architects Charles and Henry Greene were using his tiles in a house in 1912. In the teens, […]

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Real estate sales for January, 2014

Real estate sales for January, 2014

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 555 S. Muirfield Rd. 346 N. Las Palmas Ave. 258 S. Hudson Ave. 123 S. Norton Ave. 200 S. Wilton Pl. 117 N. Arden Blvd. 306 S. Mansfield Ave. 242 S. Highland Ave. 300 S. Sycamore Ave. 608 N. Mansfield Ave. 814 S. Mullen Ave. 120 N. Irving […]

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