Tag: Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society

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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Award-winner on Mansfield was purchased from a cat

Award-winner on Mansfield was purchased from a cat

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The two-story Italian Revival-style building at 216 S. Mansfield Ave. is one of the winners of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Landmark Awards. Dave Goldstein, owner, received the award at the Society’s annual meeting in July. Goldstein purchased the building in 1991 from the estate of Mrs. Gimbel’s cat. Proceeds from the trustee’s sale […]

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Garden tour of Brookside waterway on April 26

Garden tour of Brookside waterway on April 26

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

View seven gardens along the Brookside stream on Sun., April 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. Open to the public, the event is sponsored by the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society. Several houses will also be open, said co-chairmen Patricia Rye and Sandy Boeck. The tour begins at 8th St. and Longwood Ave., and follows […]

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Plymouth home wins Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society award

Plymouth home wins Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society award

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The house at 528 S. Plymouth Blvd. is one of the winners of the 2014 Historic Landmark Awards presented at the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society annual meeting on July 20 at the Wilshire Country Club. Owners of the land in the early 1920s were Elizabeth Boos, and then A. Hayes Busch, whose father Albert […]

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