Tag: Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society

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

Craftsman homes from early 1900s on WSHPHS tour

Craftsman homes from early 1900s on WSHPHS tour

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

See Craftsman-style homes from the early 20th century, watch a marionette show, hear a barbershop quartet and enjoy refreshments at the homes tour and block party on St. Andrews Pl. between Second and Third streets Sun., Sept. 17 from noon to 4 p.m. “An Afternoon on St. Andrews Place” — sponsored by the Windsor Square-Hancock […]

Continue Reading

Tudor revivals awarded at WSHPHS annual meeting

Tudor revivals awarded at WSHPHS annual meeting

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A talk on local Art Deco apartment buildings and a lively performance by mariachis were on the bill of the 41st annual meeting of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society June 25. “It turned out to be quite a lovely event and the Historic Landmark Awards which were presented gave us such interesting history,” said […]

Continue Reading