TOUR THE HISTORIC HERALD EXAMINER BUILDING

TOUR THE HISTORIC HERALD EXAMINER BUILDINGdesigned by famed architect Julia Morgan In 1904, Morgan was the first woman to obtain an architecture license in California. Greatly impressed by her work on the reconstruction of the Fairmont Hotel, after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, Phoebe Hearst recommended Morgan for several large construction projects, including Asilomar. Her son, William Randolph Hearst,…

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PANN’S RESTAURANT

SATURDAY MARCH 23RD 1:00 Please join us for an outing to this iconic example of Googie architecture lovingly preserved in the Westchester area of Los Angeles. 6710 La Tijera Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Members $35. Guests: $35. Includes lunch. Beer, wine, and mixed drinks are no host.  Panns Members $37.00 USD Guests $37.00 USD…

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DOUBLE-DECKER BUS TOUR OF WINDSOR SQUARE AND HANCOCK PARK

October 14, 202310am – 12pm Join architectural historian Eleanor Schrader and realtor/architectural author Bret Parsons for a spectacular tour of the historic enclaves of greater Hancock Park. Our double-decker bus will guide us down streets filled with beautiful homes as we reveal secrets that illuminate this coveted neighborhood. We’ll regale you with details about its…

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MAGIC CASTLE HALLOWEEN PARTY

PLEASE JOIN THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR THE MAGIC CASTLE HALLOWEEN PARTY, THURSDAY OCTOBER 19TH, AT 5:00 For those of you who have never been to The Magic Castle, you are in for a treat. The Historical Society will have its long overdue Halloween party at this legendary Los Angeles landmark on Thursday, October 19th starting…

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A VERY SPECIAL INTERIOR TOUR OF CONSULATE GENERAL HOMES

Saturday. November 4th12pm to 4pm The Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical society proudly presents our annual home tour on Saturday, November 4th from 12:00 to 4:00. This year for our home tour we have scheduled an outing which has not been attempted since 1976. Because of the stately homes in Hancock Park and Windsor Square…

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CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY PARTY LAWRY’S PRIME RIB

Sunday, December 10th 4pm – 7pm Please join us for our annual Holiday Christmas Party at world-famous Lawry’s Prime Rib this year. The original location was on Restaurant Row on La Cienega Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California, and was opened in 1938 by Lawrence L. “Lawry” Frank and Walter Van de Kamp. It now has…

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ANNUAL HIGH TEA, WOMAN’S CLUB OF HOLLYWOOD

Your Presence is RequestedTHE WINDSOR SQUARE HANCOCK PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETYANNUAL AFTERNOON TEA Sold Out The Historical Society also accepts checks. Mail to WSHPHS 137 N. Larchmont Blvd. #135 LA, CA. 90004 Sunday, January 21st, 20241pm – 4pmAt the HistoricWOMAN’S CLUB OF HOLLYWOOD 1749 N. La Brea Avenue Founded in 1905, With its roots deep in Hollywood…

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Annual Meeting and Barbeque

Windsor Square Hancock Historical SocietyPresents 2023 Annual Meeting and Barbecue SOLD OUT!NO MORE TICKETS AVAILABLE On the grounds of one of the best houses in Windsor Square 501 S. Plymouth Blvd, SW corner of 5th and Plymouth. Not only is the O’Melveny House a beautiful historic Craftsman-style home it is also the cover photo of our website…

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AN AFTERNOON WITH NANCY OLSON

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At the young age of 22 actress Nancy Olson had the great fortune of being cast in the ingenue role in a film starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson and Erich Von Stroheim. That motion picture was the epic Sunset Boulevard. For this picture she was nominated for an Academy Award. The film Sunset Boulevard has always been…

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