Tag: Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society

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 […]

Continue Reading

Rare tour of Gilmore Adobe offered at annual WSHPHS meeting

Rare tour of Gilmore Adobe offered at annual WSHPHS meeting

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Take a guided tour of the Historic Gilmore Adobe, including the house, grounds, orchard, vintage cars and even chickens during the 42nd annual Windsor-Square-Hancock Park Historical Society meeting Sun., June 24 at 3 p.m. The home is not open to the public, so this is a rare opportunity, said Myrna Gintel. “Saving CBS” Speaker Adrian […]

Continue Reading

Wilshire Library plants garden, with help from friends and graduate

Wilshire Library plants garden, with help from friends and graduate

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Wilshire Branch library got a great start on its spring gardening last month, thanks to a $1,000 donation from the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society and the pitching in of several members of Friends of the Wilshire Library (FOWL), as well as many others. Potted plants and outdoor furniture were added to the patio, […]

Continue Reading

Academy-studded gala, Havana, Hollyhock, Lincoln, tea and more

Academy-studded gala, Havana, Hollyhock, Lincoln, tea and more

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is not an organization, a gaggle of friends or lovers of beauty and style in our ’hood that does not look forward to the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) Museum’s spectacular annual exhibition of “The Art of Motion Picture Costume Design.” The gala opening was held in February at the downtown campus […]

Continue Reading

McAvoy on Preservation: Resolve to create robust preservation planning in 2018

McAvoy on Preservation: Resolve to create robust preservation planning in 2018

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Year’s resolutions are often aspirational, designed to create better versions of ourselves. Nevertheless, they can be motivational as well, a desire to resolve issues that we haven’t been able to bring to closure in the past. So, in the spirit of creating a better city in 2018, now be it resolved to: Plan better Work to include […]

Continue Reading

St. Andrews Place homes and a block party welcomed WSHPHS tour-goers

St. Andrews Place homes and a block party welcomed WSHPHS tour-goers

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

For the first time in 41 years of doing local home tours, the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WSHPHS) combined tours with a block party. The 200 block of S. St. Andrews Pl. was closed to traffic, with “no parking” along the curbs, except for a few historic vehicles. In the street, children played and […]

Continue Reading