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The missing house of America’s ‘most dangerous architect’

The missing house of America’s ‘most dangerous architect’

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

He was a proven and inveterate liar before he was elected to high office; Roy Cohn was his trusted advisor; and his fellow Republicans were loath to denounce him before he wreaked havoc on the country. Joseph McCarthy’s early 1950s reign of terror in the U.S. Senate zoomed straight to Los Angeles and swallowed Hollywood […]

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St. Andrews Place homes and a block party welcomed WSHPHS tour-goers

St. Andrews Place homes and a block party welcomed WSHPHS tour-goers

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

For the first time in 41 years of doing local home tours, the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WSHPHS) combined tours with a block party. The 200 block of S. St. Andrews Pl. was closed to traffic, with “no parking” along the curbs, except for a few historic vehicles. In the street, children played and […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single-family homes 214 N. Rossmore Ave. 640 S. Orange Dr. 175 N. June St. 526 N. Beachwood Dr. 123 S. Van Ness Ave. 736 S. Citrus Ave. 564 Lillian Way 465 S. Highland Ave. 170 N. Highland Ave. 580 N. Plymouth Blvd. 205 N. Beachwood Dr. 733 S. Citrus Ave. 516 N. […]

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Wine tasting, pies and fire truck were at Windsor Village party

Wine tasting, pies and fire truck were at Windsor Village party

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Windsor Village Association, in partnership with “Title Sponsor” Tim Stivers Heating & Air Conditioning and several other generous sponsors, treated more than 300 residents Sept. 16 on Ninth  St., between Windsor and Victoria, at the annual block party. Residents feasted on favorites such as Gus’s Fried Chicken, Tacos Coco’s and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. […]

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Craftsman homes from early 1900s on WSHPHS tour

Craftsman homes from early 1900s on WSHPHS tour

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

See Craftsman-style homes from the early 20th century, watch a marionette show, hear a barbershop quartet and enjoy refreshments at the homes tour and block party on St. Andrews Pl. between Second and Third streets Sun., Sept. 17 from noon to 4 p.m. “An Afternoon on St. Andrews Place” — sponsored by the Windsor Square-Hancock […]

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Home Ground: Architect brought Pueblo Deco to Union Station

Home Ground: Architect brought Pueblo Deco to Union Station

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

By the time Los Angeles’ Union Station opened for business in 1939 with the distinctive geometry of the Pueblo-Deco commercial spaces designed by Mary Jane Colter, the transformation of American life by rail travel was not only complete, but on the decline. Union Station was the last of the grand railway stations to be built […]

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