Tag: Jane Gilman

Tour Rimpau Boulevard homes Nov. 5

Tour Rimpau Boulevard homes Nov. 5

| October 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Tour three Hancock Park homes designed by legendary architects Roland E. Coate, FAIA, and Gordon B. Kaufmann, FAIA, on Sun., Nov. 5. The homes tour continues a long tradition going back to the founding of the local Windsor Square – Hancock Park Historical Society (WSHPHS) in 1976. This year’s WSHPHS tour event, from 11 a.m. […]

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Larchmont Boulevard meets Larchmont, New York

Larchmont Boulevard meets Larchmont, New York

| June 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

Barbara and Richard Jebejian found themselves in a place called Larchmont, yet they weren’t in Los Angeles. They reside near La Brea Avenue and Third Street and are usually shopping or dining on Larchmont Boulevard, Los Angeles. But when visiting their son in New York this past spring, they realized there was a Larchmont only […]

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Irwin Ira Gilman 1932 — 2021

Irwin Ira Gilman 1932 — 2021

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Irwin Ira Gilman, husband of former Larchmont Chronicle publisher Jane Gilman, died September 26 of natural causes. He was 89. Born in New York City in 1932, he graduated from the University of Denver and served in the US Army. A Certified Public Accountant, he was a partner in Henig & Gilman and later had […]

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Insider Jane Gilman makes rounds for book ‘Inside Hancock Park’

Insider Jane Gilman makes rounds for book ‘Inside Hancock Park’

| December 2, 2020 | 1 Comment

Buy an autographed copy of “Inside Hancock Park” by Jane Gilman and hear her speak on the history of the neighborhood at a Zoom talk through the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Wed., Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 for a copy of the autographed book and the presentation, or pay $10 for […]

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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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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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