Tag: Hancock Park

Agent co-writes series on city’s best architects

Agent co-writes series on city’s best architects

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Bret Parsons learned “one of the best homes in Hancock Park” was for sale for $595,000, he wrote to the real estate agent. When she phoned him, she was probably surprised when his mother answered, saying, “He’s in school right now… high school.” “They had a big laugh,” Parsons said last month while taking […]

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Barn Find in Hancock Park: Ian Fleming 1953 R-Type Bentley

Barn Find in Hancock Park: Ian Fleming 1953 R-Type Bentley

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the 110th annual Los Angeles Auto Show opening from Nov. 18 to 27, and with the local Petersen Automotive Museum launching its new exhibit, “Art of Bugatti,” this seemed like an appropriate time to learn about a local auto discovery made recently. To report, we welcome guest writer Leslie Kendall. The term “barn find” […]

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All’s well with nighttime parking

All’s well with nighttime parking

| September 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Eric Evavold is one of many long-term tenants who live in a charming 1924 apartment building at 601 N. Rossmore Ave. “It’s the first building in the area,” he says proudly. Back when the three-story apartment building was built — even though Ford was busy building Model Ts — parking wasn’t considered. Tenants in the […]

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League met at Grove; NGA ladies were in red at Busby’s

League met at Grove; NGA ladies were in red at Busby’s

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Assistance League of Los Angeles held its annual Founders Day Luncheon on Feb. 25 at Maggiano’s at The Grove.  A champagne reception was followed by an Italian feast of pastas, salads and a variety of wines.  The time-honored tradition of the presentation of awards honoring League members for their dedication was announced by Past […]

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Tudor home on Irving had nearly a score of owners

Tudor home on Irving had nearly a score of owners

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Most houses in our neighborhood have had a few owners since they were built in that ambitious age of the 1920s when Windsor Square, Hancock Park and environs came to be. Some houses have been handed down through families, and some have had a few more owners than others. The house that I lived in […]

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Older windows really are better in our neighborhood

Older windows really are better in our neighborhood

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

While new windows might be tempting with their slick surfaces and “green” marketing campaigns, think hard before throwing your old windows, well… out the window. If you live in an historic zone, you may not have a choice if it’s on the façade of your house. But this could be a good thing. Wood windows […]

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