An Afternoon with Costume Designer Daniel Orlandi

May 22nd, 12-3pm. Daniel Orlandi is an American costume designer whose work can be seen in a wide variety of films such as: Saving Mr. Banks, The Blind Side, Trumbo, Cinderella Man, Angels and Demons, The Davinci Code, The Normal Heart, Down with Love, etc. He has been nominated for several costume awards including a…

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A Garden Tour

Garden Tour

LOVE GARDENS?The Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society is showcasing 5 beautiful local gardens. Enjoy Music, Plant Sale & Raffle ItemsDocents available at each garden. Refreshments will be served. JUNE 5, 1-5pmTour begins at 166 S. Plymouth A Garden Tour Members $42.00 USDNon Member $52.50 USDOrganization Partner $42.00 USD Members $40Non-Members $50Organization Partner $40 Tickets…

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LINDA WOOLVERTON

Linda Woolverton

On April 2nd from 12:00 to 3:00 Ms. Woolverton is graciously opening her Windsor Square home for a one on one interview highlighting her fascinating career from budding young playwright to the first female screenwriter for The Walt Disney Company. $35. For members $45. For non-members. LINDA WOOLVERTON Event Member $37.00 USDNon Member $47.25 USD…

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THE MANSIONS, MOGULS AND MOVIE STARS TOUR #4

Saturday, April 10, 2022, 10:00-Noon $50 Members$60 Non-Members SOLD OUT Join us for a walking tour of Los Angeles’ premier Hancock Park enclave with realtor Bret Parsons and architectural historian Eleanor Schrader.  You’ll learn the secrets that illuminate this historic HPOZ neighborhood founded in the 1920s by George Allan Hancock.  Be regaled with details about…

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454 So. Windsor Boulevard, Windsor Square

Windsor Square, Hancock Park and Fremont Place have traditionally valued solitude, privacy and anonymity which might explain why the area is not a mecca for Hollywood personalities whose life styles call for public attention. In earlier days, however, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars lived in the neighborhood including Mary Pickford, John Barrymore, Harold Lloyd, Lewis…

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455 So. Lorraine Boulevard

Architects:  J. Martyn Haenke, William Dodd, Julia Morgan When architects J. Martyn Haenke, William Dodd, and Julia Morgan designed this house for Dr. Peter Janss in 1913, Beaux-Arts was the last word in design.  Julia Morgan‘s most famous designs and collaborations are the Fairmont Hotel, the Hopi gift shop at the Grand Canyon, and numerous projects…

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601 So. Lorraine Boulevard, Windsor Square

The Lee Chases are only the second owners of the Paul Williams’ designed, two-story French Normandy home built in 1932 for the William Collins family.  The house has five bedrooms, five baths, a three-room basement and a full attic.  Mr. and Mrs. Chase purchased the home in 1967 after it sat vacant for seven years.…

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325 So. Plymouth Boulevard, Windsor Square

Augusta A. and Mary Leona Nelson are listed as the first owners of the property in 1919.  Mrs. Mary L. Nelson was one of the founding members of the ladies’ auxiliary branch of the Ocean Queen Rebekah Lodge, chartered August 3, 1895 in the Harbor District of Los Angeles.  The building permit lists Leona H. Tyler…

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332 So. Plymouth Boulevard

This home, an 11-room residence, was built in 1919 for Mr. Edgar S. Dulin by the Milwaukee Building Company.  The estimated cost of construction was $25,000.  Mr. Dulin was born in San Diego, educated in Los Angeles and attended the University of California.  In 1915 he started working for Blankenhorn-Hunter as a salesman in the bond…

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