Tag: Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society

‘A day which will live in infamy’… ‘Allegiance’ and ‘Infamy’

‘A day which will live in infamy’… ‘Allegiance’ and ‘Infamy’

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Presidents’ Day weekend of 2017, just celebrated, had certain bitter aspects this year. The Sunday of the weekend marked the 75th anniversary of the February 19, 1942, issuance by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt of what now assuredly must be considered the “infamous” Presidential Executive Order 9066. That presidential Executive Order — “Instructions to All Persons […]

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Neighborhood Valentines tell how they met: Bill and Sandy Boeck

Neighborhood Valentines tell how they met: Bill and Sandy Boeck

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sandy Larsen was at an after-service coffee hour at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills on a Sunday afternoon in 1993 when she met a single, orthopedic surgeon named Bill Boeck. “A mutual friend who had been on a prayer team for Bill’s mother introduced me to him,” explains Sandy. In that first conversation […]

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Gardens on ‘Living Alfresco’ menu Sunday, May 1

Gardens on ‘Living Alfresco’ menu Sunday, May 1

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visit six private gardens in historic Windsor Square on Sun., May 1 from 2 to 6 p.m. during “Living Alfresco,” the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society’s 11th annual Los Angeles Garden Tour & Party. First Lady of Los Angeles Amy Elaine Wakeland is the honoree at the event. Paramount Pictures and CIM Group are sponsors […]

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Entertaining is on the menu at Historical Society Garden Tour

Entertaining is on the menu at Historical Society Garden Tour

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visit six private gardens in historic Windsor Square on Sun., May 1 from 2 to 6 p.m. during “Living Alfresco,” the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society’s 11th annual Los Angeles Garden Tour & Party. Backyard entertainment features will be highlighted with wine and food pairings at each venue. First Lady of Los Angeles Amy Elaine […]

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Historical Society names its 2015 Holiday Lights winners

Historical Society names its 2015 Holiday Lights winners

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s six winners for the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society’s annual Holiday Lights contest were: A home at 415 S. Windsor Blvd. won Most Spectacularly Decorated; The home at 425 N. McCadden Pl. won for Most Traditionally Decorated; The home at 300 S. Irving Blvd. won for Most Creatively and Colorfully Decorated; and, the […]

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Wilton Place Craftsman wins Historical Society award

Wilton Place Craftsman wins Historical Society award

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The following information was written by Carol Henning with research by Fluff McLean. The three-story Craftsman house at 200 S. Wilton Place has won the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society landmark award for 2015. The house was built on S. Westlake Ave. near MacArthur Park in 1904 and moved to its present site in 1920. […]

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