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Marlborough completes Arden project during 100th year in Hancock Park, Windsor Square

Marlborough completes Arden project during 100th year in Hancock Park, Windsor Square

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the end of classes in June of 2015, contractors began demolishing houses long owned by Marlborough School on Arden Blvd. A year later, in August of 2016, on the first day of classes, the student body gathered to cut the ribbon signifying completion of construction of the “Arden Project.” This year also is the […]

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Bridging the political divide for teenagers around the world

Bridging the political divide for teenagers around the world

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a time of political divisiveness, Windsor Square resident and Marlborough student Clara Nevins has created a platform to openly discuss politics and opposing points of view. Together, she and her friend Joseph Touma launched the website, Bridge the Divide, in the beginning of August, and  hundreds of people have participated so far. After completing […]

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Houses razed on Arden for Marlborough pool and field

Houses razed on Arden for Marlborough pool and field

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Demolition of five houses on Arden Blvd. north of Third St. was completed last month as Marlborough School begins the final phase of its growth and development project. Razing of the houses was part of the $24 million Arden Project to improve the private, all-girls school in Hancock Park. The expansion will add a new […]

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Trailblazer Mary Caswell leaves legacy at Marlborough School

Trailblazer Mary Caswell leaves legacy at Marlborough School

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

This October, Marlborough, the oldest independent girls’ school in Southern California, celebrates its 125th anniversary. Currently nestled right here in our own Hancock Park backyard, it took the vision of an orphaned, widowed woman to bring it to life. Mary Caswell was born in Paris, Me., in 1850, and was educated at private schools throughout […]

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Dr. Neville Anderson’s dream to open practice on Larchmont Blvd. comes true

Dr. Neville Anderson’s dream to open practice on Larchmont Blvd. comes true

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Neville Anderson’s lifelong dream—to open a pediatric practice on Larchmont Blvd.—will be realized when Larchmont Pediatrics opens on Wed., April 2. Anderson, 38, grew up on Lorraine Blvd.; her great- grandmother also grew up in Windsor Square as did her mother and maternal grandparents. As a child, she attended St. James’ Episcopal School.  “I supposedly […]

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A look back at Hancock Park in the 1960s

A look back at Hancock Park in the 1960s

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

   This is the first in a series of remembrances during the Larchmont Chronicle’s 50-year celebration. When the Larchmont Chronicle began publication in 1963, Hancock Park was an enclave of 1100 homes in, what was termed, “a low-key area of Los Angeles.” Our newspaper’s first headline covered the possibility of a Beverly Hills freeway dissecting […]

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