Batchelder Tour – 10/7/2016

The Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society has arranged a tour of the Batchelder Tile Exhibit at the Pasadena Museum of History Friday, October 7, 2016 10:30 am Meet at the Museum located at 470 West Walnut Street, Pasadena – free parking We will divide into two groups one led by… Continue reading

Landmark Award 2016

4526 Wilshire Boulevard Built in 1923 H.H. Whiteley, Architect Tucked between two 1960’s modernist buildings lies a gem of a former era. The main residence at 4526 Wilshire Boulevard, was built in 1923 by H.H. Whitely a significant master architect and builder, for the family of W.I. Gilbert, a celebrity… Continue reading

Landmark Award 2016

OFF VINE: REMINDER OF HOLLYWOOD’S GLAMOUR IN A CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW By Carol Henning A craftsman-style bungalow, built in 1908, hosts the restaurant called Off Vine at 6263 Leland Way. In its early days this bungalow was surrounded by fruit trees and located near a newly made country road called Vine,… Continue reading

Landmark Award 2016

  NEW LIFE FOR HOTEL NORMANDIE  BUILT 1926         605 S. NORMANDIE AVENUE WALKER & EISEN ARCHITECTS  2016 LANDMARK AWARD #111   By Laura Foti Cohen   The Hotel Normandie is having a moment. At age 90, she’s ready for her close-up, thanks to a lengthy and sensitive restoration by her… Continue reading


This year’s theme was Living Alfresco! Sunday, May 1, 2016    This year’s Annual Garden Tour and Party featured elegant outdoor entertainment areas in beautiful gardens of this historic neighborhood. It was a self-guided walking tour of six private gardens on Irving Boulevard between Third Street & Wilshire Boulevard in Windsor Square including… Continue reading