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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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