Tag: Harold Henry Park

Harold A. Henry Park in Windsor Village: Wood family property now a public park

Harold A. Henry Park in Windsor Village: Wood family property now a public park

| September 30, 2020 | 1 Comment

What today is known as Harold A. Henry Park was once a family compound consisting of five houses. Dr. Eldie Preston (E.P.) Wood came to Los Angeles in the early 1900s and decided to invest in property. He liked the area between Wilshire Boulevard and Olympic Boulevard (then still 10th Street). The odd-shaped parcel he […]

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Harold Henry Park named for former area councilman

Harold Henry Park named for former area councilman

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Harold Henry Park, tucked away in the quiet Windsor Village neighborhood, is being renovated to the applause of a grateful community. But many people are unclear of just who Harold Henry was, and the many things he did for Los Angeles that directly affected its growth, beauty and livability. Henry was born in Virginia City, […]

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ADA rules spur new look for Henry park

ADA rules spur new look for Henry park

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Harold Henry Park is getting a makeover to become compliant with the Americans of Disabilities Act. The 1.6-acre park at 9th street between Lucerne and Windsor boulevards, will be closed while construction is underway. Julie Stromberg, president of Friends of Harold Henry Park, said there are three components to the project. The playground equipment will […]

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