Tag: Wilton Historic District

Ridgewood Place, a lost gem and overlooked subdivision

Ridgewood Place, a lost gem and overlooked subdivision

| December 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

As we continue with our exploration of the undesignated historic districts of Greater Wilshire, our next stop is the SurveyLA identified Ridgewood Place Residential Historic District. This shady lane wedged between the Windsor Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) and the Wilton Historic District is a single-family residential neighborhood that includes lots on both sides […]

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2019 Chronicle sealed for posterity, or 99 years on

2019 Chronicle sealed for posterity, or 99 years on

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The April 2019 issue of the Larchmont Chronicle has been sealed for posterity or at least another 99 years, give or take. Alysoun Higgins hid the copy inside the walls of her 1911 Craftsman home in the Wilton Historic District. She was inspired by two nearly-100-year-old newspapers she discovered when remodeling her master bathroom — […]

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