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WSHPHS presentation: “An Architectural Guide to Los Angeles”

| January 13, 2021

Hear about the some of the renowned architecture of Los Angeles in a talk by Robert Inman on “An Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles” through the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Wed., Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Visit windsorsquarehancockpark.com

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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 | 0 Comments

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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Home linked to ‘Jazz Singer’ on WS-HPHS home tour

Home linked to ‘Jazz Singer’ on WS-HPHS home tour

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society will hold its annual home tour this year on Rossmore Avenue Sun., Oct. 6, from 1 to 5 p.m. Five stately homes between Third and Sixth streets will be featured, including one once owned by Harry Warner, who mortgaged it to pay for the financing of the first talking […]

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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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Around the Town: Irving Boulevard home’s 100th fêted, history celebrated, puppy love at ‘Dogs!’

Around the Town: Irving Boulevard home’s 100th fêted, history celebrated, puppy love at ‘Dogs!’

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Come celebrate the centennial birthday of our house,” said the invitation from Suz and Peter Landay. So, 110 neighbors, family and friends flocked to their Irving Boulevard lair for an open house party Aug. 10. There were champagne cocktails, skewers of artisan cheeses, butterscotch cupcakes and great conversation about shared memories of the gatherings at […]

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Around the Town: Rancho LaBrea founding fêted in Ahmanson family’s garden

Around the Town: Rancho LaBrea founding fêted in Ahmanson family’s garden

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Over 150 members and their guests flocked to the Hudson Place home of Bill and Karla Ahmanson for the annual meeting of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WSHPHS) June 23. Celebrating the founding of Rancho LaBrea, the event was held in the couple’s Italian Renaissance garden overlooking the Wilshire Country Club golf course. “Bill […]

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