Tag: Hancock Park

New book tells history of Hancock Park

New book tells history of Hancock Park

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Founding editor and co-publisher of the Larchmont Chronicle Jane Gilman has published a book that lifts the lid on the history of Hancock Park, an area that she describes in the book as “rich in history, classic architecture, and remarkable individuals who have called it home.” Publishing the Chronicle from 1963 to 2015, Gilman had […]

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Sequestered neighbors turn to housework

Sequestered neighbors turn to housework

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

There’s a joke going around the internet attesting that, by the end of COVID-19 isolation, we shall all emerge as either gourmet cooks or have a drinking problem. A third option might be the most relevant: we’ll all become COVID-cleaners. Not just the required sanitizing of every surface, every roll of toilet paper, every can […]

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Payne garden tour will visit  Hancock Park this year

Payne garden tour will visit Hancock Park this year

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

View more than 40 home gardens in public and private spaces, including one in Hancock Park, for the Theodore Payne Foundation’s Native Plant Garden Tour. The 17th annual home garden tour is Sat., March 28 and Sun., March 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.                   There […]

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Agent co-writes series on city’s best architects

Agent co-writes series on city’s best architects

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Bret Parsons learned “one of the best homes in Hancock Park” was for sale for $595,000, he wrote to the real estate agent. When she phoned him, she was probably surprised when his mother answered, saying, “He’s in school right now… high school.” “They had a big laugh,” Parsons said last month while taking […]

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Barn Find in Hancock Park: Ian Fleming 1953 R-Type Bentley

Barn Find in Hancock Park: Ian Fleming 1953 R-Type Bentley

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the 110th annual Los Angeles Auto Show opening from Nov. 18 to 27, and with the local Petersen Automotive Museum launching its new exhibit, “Art of Bugatti,” this seemed like an appropriate time to learn about a local auto discovery made recently. To report, we welcome guest writer Leslie Kendall. The term “barn find” […]

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All’s well with nighttime parking

All’s well with nighttime parking

| September 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Eric Evavold is one of many long-term tenants who live in a charming 1924 apartment building at 601 N. Rossmore Ave. “It’s the first building in the area,” he says proudly. Back when the three-story apartment building was built — even though Ford was busy building Model Ts — parking wasn’t considered. Tenants in the […]

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