Tag: WSHPHS

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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WS-HPHS gathered at H.W. O’Melveny house in May

WS-HPHS gathered at H.W. O’Melveny house in May

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The H.W. O’Melveny house was the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WS-HPHS) venue for a talk by David Silverman May 19. Advertised as “An Afternoon on Architecture,” WS-HPHS president Richard Battaglia and his committee arranged for Silverman of LA House Histories to describe for members and guests the story of pioneer lawyer H.W. O’Melveny’s house, […]

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Tea and history at Bullocks Wilshire with WS-HPHS

Tea and history at Bullocks Wilshire with WS-HPHS

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society can visit Bullocks Wilshire, a former shopping mecca and now a law school, on Sun., Feb. 10 starting at 2 p.m.  The event, at the Southwestern Law School, 3050 Wilshire Blvd., will be held in the former Louis XVI salon where, in the 1920s through […]

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‘Legacies of Lucerne’ to open on Society home tour

‘Legacies of Lucerne’ to open on Society home tour

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six houses on South Lucerne Boulevard will be open during the Windsor Square — Hancock Park Historical Society Home Tour on Sun., Oct. 14 from 1 to 5 p.m. Entertainment, antique cars, food, refreshments and a silent auction will be offered at the event, “Legacies of Lucerne.” The homes, in Windsor Square between Fourth and […]

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Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You might recognize her name as the co-founder and former publisher of the Chronicle, or recognize her face as a volunteer for a number of clubs and organizations. That’s because Jane Gilman has been a fixture on Larchmont for more than five decades. Her love for Larchmont first began in 1963, the year that she […]

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Ice cream social, garden party at Wilshire

Ice cream social, garden party at Wilshire

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Enjoy ice cream and celebrate the revitalization of the Wilshire Library garden at 149 N. St. Andrews Pl., Sat., Aug. 4 at 3 p.m. To thank the volunteers and donors who helped refurbish the garden, the Friends of the Wilshire Library (FOWL) is having a garden party and ice cream social in the library’s garden. […]

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