President Richard Battaglia
President Richard Battaglia

The Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society was founded in 1976 as a California 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation to preserve and collect the rich and illustrious history of the Greater Rancho La Brea, encompassing the recognition of its architectural landmarks, historical sites and finely appointed homes, while generating a supporting community spirit.

Today, the Society serves as a source of information about our unique Los Angeles neighborhood, supporting its preservation and mining its rich history for our special events. We welcome all interested parties to become members.

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Upcoming Events

SOLD OUT: WSHPHS Annual Holiday Party

By Historical Society
When: December 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sunday, December 12th, 5 – 7pm. Please save the date to join us for our annual Holiday Party at the Landmark Home of Joseph Guidera. **SOLD OUT** 5pm – 7pm 303 North June Street $45…

Past Events

If you would like to view our past presentations please visit our Historical Presentations page.

Bunker Hill Los Angeles: Essence of Sunshine and Noir

By Historical Society
When: February 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Virtual Event

Bunker Hill Los Angeles: Essence of Sunshine and Noir In Bunker Hill Los Angeles: Essence of Sunshine and Noir, historian Nathan Marsak tells the story of the Hill, from the district’s inception in the mid-19th…


By Historical Society
When: March 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Virtual Event

On December 22, 2013, the world-famous Hollywood Park Race Track closed its doors forever. In 2014, demolition began on the landmark race track, effectively erasing seventy-five years of history, while at the same time making…

Master Architects of Southern California 1920-1940: Paul R. Williams 

By Historical Society
When: April 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Virtual Event

Please join us on April 21, 2021, 7pm. Paul Revere Williams’s inspirational story has fascinated historians for the simple fact that his journey was so improbable. The orphan son of an African American fruit-and-vegetable merchant,…

Your Executive Commitee

Serving the Members of Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society


Marlene Zweig

Vice President
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