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‘Legacies of Lucerne’ to open on Society home tour

‘Legacies of Lucerne’ to open on Society home tour

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six houses on South Lucerne Boulevard will be open during the Windsor Square — Hancock Park Historical Society Home Tour on Sun., Oct. 14 from 1 to 5 p.m. Entertainment, antique cars, food, refreshments and a silent auction will be offered at the event, “Legacies of Lucerne.” The homes, in Windsor Square between Fourth and […]

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CORRECTION: August 2018 “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman

CORRECTION: August 2018 “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the August “Women of Larchmont” profile of Jane Gilman by Billy Taylor, the editor added an error. He addresses it below. Jane Gilman had it right. Interviewer Billy Taylor had it right. I got it wrong. In his original story, Taylor described Gilman’s recounting of her and Dawne Goodwin’s first success when they were […]

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McAvoy on Preservation: Conservation starts with a story — Hollywood craftsman had one in 1940

McAvoy on Preservation: Conservation starts with a story — Hollywood craftsman had one in 1940

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Telling the stories of Los Angeles through preservation of its buildings is often hard work.  There are the formal processes:  Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) guidelines and the people to implement them, nomination of individual buildings (CBS Television City and the Musician’s Union, most recently) to the Cultural Heritage Commission. Many committed people throughout the […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales Single-family homes 508 S. Rimpau Blvd. 137 S. McCadden Pl. 333 S. Plymouth Blvd. 346 S. Lucerne Blvd. 426 S. McCadden Pl. 4810 Oakwood Ave. 210 N. Norton Ave. 848 N. Las Palmas Ave. 548 S. Van Ness Ave. 574 N. Cahengua Blvd. 414 N. Arden Blvd. 163 S. Lucerne Blvd. 216 […]

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Larchmont Farmers Market: popular summer and year-round attraction

Larchmont Farmers Market: popular summer and year-round attraction

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Supermarket shopping is not exactly an engaging activity. Rather, it’s a tedious one. The best you can hope for is navigating the aisles successfully and getting out as quickly as possible. Especially in a modern and technologically advanced city like Los Angeles, it can be fun to do things the old-fashioned way. Shopping at the […]

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Ice cream social, garden party at Wilshire

Ice cream social, garden party at Wilshire

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Enjoy ice cream and celebrate the revitalization of the Wilshire Library garden at 149 N. St. Andrews Pl., Sat., Aug. 4 at 3 p.m. To thank the volunteers and donors who helped refurbish the garden, the Friends of the Wilshire Library (FOWL) is having a garden party and ice cream social in the library’s garden. […]

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