Tag: Windsor Square

The ‘Places’ — Wilton, Gramercy, St. Andrew’s and Manhattan

The ‘Places’ — Wilton, Gramercy, St. Andrew’s and Manhattan

| March 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

As we continue our study of Greater Wilshire’s potential historic districts, let us head east to look at two surviving pockets of our community’s earliest developments that survive along that noble sounding thoroughfare of St. Andrew’s Place. The Gramercy Place-St. Andrew’s Place Residential Historic District (between 2nd and 3rd streets) and the smaller St. Andrew’s […]

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Electrical  outages spark meeting on problems’  solutions

Electrical outages spark meeting on problems’ solutions

| March 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

Residents ‘deserve a resilient… power grid’ Major storms in January and February left many residents in Windsor Square and Hancock Park without power for multiple days. Those affected dealt not only with the extended outages but also with confusing messaging as to when power would be restored. Banding together to try to get answers and […]

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Nyakio and David Grieco: a couple that was meant to be

Nyakio and David Grieco: a couple that was meant to be

| January 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Nyakio and David Grieco are both children of the ’70s from Upstate New York. She was born Nyakio Kamoche to Kenyan immigrants in Buffalo and lived throughout the tri-state area before moving to Oklahoma by the time she was nine. David was born two years earlier to parents of Italian and Irish heritage in Watertown, […]

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Windsor Village, Windsor Square, Larchmont Village neighborhoods meet

Windsor Village, Windsor Square, Larchmont Village neighborhoods meet

| December 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Neighborhood meetings gathered locals in late November. Two took place in Windsor Village (Wilshire to Olympic; Crenshaw [west side] to Lucerne) because the annual “Town Hall” meeting of the Windsor Square Association (Wilshire to Beverly; Arden to Van Ness) was held at the historic Ebell Club. The third was for the Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association, […]

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A little piece of the Dodgers lives on Beachwood Drive

A little piece of the Dodgers lives on Beachwood Drive

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Dodgers season is in full swing, and fans regularly are heading to the stadium. A family on South Beachwood Drive has taken being a Dodgers fan to a new level. They’ve recently embedded a beautiful, locally crafted custom brass home plate in their driveway. It tells you exactly how far you are […]

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Preservation on the move: Windsor Square and Kress Co.

Preservation on the move: Windsor Square and Kress Co.

| April 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

I recently was showing a visitor around my home, which originally had been commissioned by Henry O’Melveny, the founder of the law firm O’Melveny and Myers. One of the facts that always interests visitors is that the house had been moved from its original site, 3250 Wilshire Blvd., at the corner of New Hampshire Avenue, […]

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