Tag: WSHPHS

Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You might recognize her name as the co-founder and former publisher of the Chronicle, or recognize her face as a volunteer for a number of clubs and organizations. That’s because Jane Gilman has been a fixture on Larchmont for more than five decades. Her love for Larchmont first began in 1963, the year that she […]

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Ice cream social, garden party at Wilshire

Ice cream social, garden party at Wilshire

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Enjoy ice cream and celebrate the revitalization of the Wilshire Library garden at 149 N. St. Andrews Pl., Sat., Aug. 4 at 3 p.m. To thank the volunteers and donors who helped refurbish the garden, the Friends of the Wilshire Library (FOWL) is having a garden party and ice cream social in the library’s garden. […]

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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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