Tea and history at Bullocks Wilshire with WS-HPHS

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
LOUIS XVI salon is in the Bullocks Wilshire building.

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 the 1940s, the store’s patrons were shown the latest couturier designs, said Richard Bagttaglia, president of the WS-HPHS.

“In the 1950s it became the fur salon where [allegedly] Judy Garland fell asleep in a dressing room with nothing on but a sable coat and an empty martini glass,” he added.

BOOK’S AUTHOR to speak at Society meeting.

Historian Steven Gee will speak on his book, “Los Angeles City Hall: An American Icon.” A native of England, Gee has also written books on Los Angeles architect John Parkinson and the Los Angeles Central Library. 

Myrna Gintel and Ellen Grosser are co-chairwomen. Committee members are Juanita Kempe, Marlene Zwieg, Connie Richey, Fluff McLean, Richard Battaglia, Beate Kessler McDermott, Judy Zeller, Damona Hoffman and Jane Gilman.

For reservations go to wshphs.com. Cost is $75 for members, $85 for non-members. 

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