Tag: Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society

Visit a real 1908 mover and shaker at WS-HPHS event May 19

Visit a real 1908 mover and shaker at WS-HPHS event May 19

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

David Silverman of LA House Histories will give a presentation on Sun., May 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the O’Melveny House, 501 S. Plymouth Blvd.  Designed by Sumner Hunt in 1908 and built at the corner of New Hampshire Ave. and Wilshire Blvd., the home was moved in 1930 to its current location. […]

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Tea and history at Bullocks Wilshire with WS-HPHS

Tea and history at Bullocks Wilshire with WS-HPHS

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society can visit Bullocks Wilshire, a former shopping mecca and now a law school, on Sun., Feb. 10 starting at 2 p.m.  The event, at the Southwestern Law School, 3050 Wilshire Blvd., will be held in the former Louis XVI salon where, in the 1920s through […]

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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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Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You might recognize her name as the co-founder and former publisher of the Chronicle, or recognize her face as a volunteer for a number of clubs and organizations. That’s because Jane Gilman has been a fixture on Larchmont for more than five decades. Her love for Larchmont first began in 1963, the year that she […]

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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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Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society at Gilmore Adobe

Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society at Gilmore Adobe

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Historic Gilmore Adobe was the star of the annual Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WSHPHS) annual meeting last month.  The gathering marked the local society’s 41st year. A rare guided tour of the historic Farmers Market-adjacent site included the house, grounds, orchard and even chickens. Adrian Scott Fine, director of advocacy for the Los […]

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