Tag: Windsor Square

A labor of love: Renovating a 1920s craftsman home

A labor of love: Renovating a 1920s craftsman home

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Designing your dream home is never easy or fast, but for one Windsor Square resident, the finish line is finally near. Christine Speer has been renovating her 1920s craftsman on Irving Boulevard since 2015, and now, with the last coat of paint dried and the windows covered, Speer tells the Chronicle that she is happy […]

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Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

| April 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Work is complete on the interiors of the adaptive reuse of the 1962 Scottish Rite Temple building in Windsor Square, and art is beginning to adorn the walls. Soon to reopen as the Marciano Art Foundation, the building will showcase works from the contemporary art collection of brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano. The works to […]

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Windsor Square town hall held at Ebell

Windsor Square town hall held at Ebell

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Windsor Square Association’s annual meeting at The Ebell on Nov. 17 featured reports on public safety, land use, and emergency preparedness. Directors were elected for the coming year. Councilman David Ryu spoke, and Scott Appel of Marlborough School described a just-completed construction project. The annual Squeaky Wheel Award was presented by president Larry Guzin […]

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Tudor home on Irving had nearly a score of owners

Tudor home on Irving had nearly a score of owners

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Most houses in our neighborhood have had a few owners since they were built in that ambitious age of the 1920s when Windsor Square, Hancock Park and environs came to be. Some houses have been handed down through families, and some have had a few more owners than others. The house that I lived in […]

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Lower floors add theaters, wine cellars to area homes

Lower floors add theaters, wine cellars to area homes

| July 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

When Robert Quigg had a chance luncheon in Larchmont Village a few years back, he was smitten by the street’s charms. He brought his wife to the area to take a look, and the couple soon bid Beverly Hills goodbye and bought an Italian Renaissance-style home at 434 S. Windsor Blvd. “It’s a fantastic neighborhood,” […]

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Older windows really are better in our neighborhood

Older windows really are better in our neighborhood

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

While new windows might be tempting with their slick surfaces and “green” marketing campaigns, think hard before throwing your old windows, well… out the window. If you live in an historic zone, you may not have a choice if it’s on the façade of your house. But this could be a good thing. Wood windows […]

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