Past Cornerstones

CURRENT ISSUE: Winter 2023

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  • “Jing Residence on Mt. Washington is New Monument” | Charlie Fisher
  • “A Few Things I Have Done with Carmela Gomes” | HPHT Member Vernita Mason
  • “HPHT Hosts Holiday Party in Our New Home at Art In The Park LA” | Jamie Tijerina
  • “Villa’s Tacos Opens First Storefront in NELA” | Jamie Tijerina
  • “Settlement Reached with SKYA” | Jamie Tijerina
  • Community Crossword | JJ Jackman
Mega Cornerstone Fall 2022

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  • “The Iconic Horse at Arroyo Seco Stables Returns!” | JJ Jackman
  • “Preserving Highland Park’s Natural Heritage” | Tim Brick
  • “NELA Archives Have a New Home at Occidental College” | Jamie Tijerina
  • “Getting a Grant for Your ADU Project” | Anthony Dedousis, CEO of Revival Homes
  • “McClure House Architect Identified” | Charlie Fisher
Mega Cornerstone Fall 2021

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  • “LA City Council Unanimously Votes YES on the HCM Nominations of the Chicano Arts Collectives of Highland Park” | Jamie Tijerina
  • “Origins of Mexica” | Excerpt from Rolando J. Diaz’s “Mechica: Indigenous Origin of the Chicano Hybrid Identity”
  • “Preserving Chicano/Chicana Cultural History” | Councilmember Gilbert Cedillo, CD 1
  • “Historic Cultural Monument Nominations for Throop House and Mexico-Tenochtitlan ‘The Wall That Talks’ Mural” | Charlie Fisher
  • Historic Beaufort Foundation Honors Diana Barnwell
  • “Historic Garvanza Endangered by Los Angeles City Planning Decision” | Brad Chambers, HPHT Member
  • “Actress Annette Cardona Remembered with Her Own Square in Cypress Park” | Anthea Raymond
  • “Green Alley Housing Density Through Community-Driven Design” | Louisa Van Leer, AIA
  • “Two State Bills Aimed at Increasing Housing Density are Signed into Law” | Louisa Van Leer, AIA
  • “Stones Throw” | Bill Cody, Senior Field Deputy CD 1, Office of Gil Cedillo
  • “Échales Ganas: The Villa’s Tacos Story” | Ulysses Salcido & Shirley Yumeng He
  • “Highland Park Tiny Homes” | Sarah Flaherty
Fall 2020/Winter 2021

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  • “Historic Nichols-Leong Mansion Sells for Almost $2 Million” | Charlie Fisher
  • “Councilmember Gil Cedillo Secures Capital Funds for Historic Ziegler Estate” | Robin Sherr
Winter/Spring 2020

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  • Chicano Arts Collective Update
  • “Terry Williams 1946-2020” | JJ Jackman
  • “An Ode to My Abode // Adobe” | Keiko Takioto Miller
  • “On What Consists of the HPHT Logo” | Keiko Takioto Miller
Fall 2019

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  • “Floored!” | JJ Jackman
  • “Charles Lummis’ Home and Its Remarkable Visitors”
  • “The Approval of a 13-Unit Small Lots Project in Historic Garvanza with Units as Tall as 57 ft. is Being Appealed” | Clara Solis
Summer 2019

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  • Grease: It Happened Here” | Anthea Raymond
  • 2019 LA Conservancy Award: A.V. Walberg Residence
  • Compass Rose at Oxy Arts Complex
  • Preserving the Natural Environment
Fall 2018

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  • HPHT In the News: Anne Marie Wozniak’s “A Day in the Life–A Denny’s Waitress”
  • “Building Nominations Honor the Chicano Arts Collective” | Alexandra Madsen
  • Through Walls Community Art Project Unveiled July 7, 2018
  • “Refocusing the Conversation on Historic Preservation” | Louisa Van Leer
  • “The (Not So Glamorous) Topic of Membership” | Anne Marie Wozniak
  • Sharing Preservation Concepts with Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo
Spring 2018

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  • HPHT Preservation Awards Ceremony Held Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Lodge Room
  • “HPHT Night at the Blind Barber” | Jamie Tijerina
  • “Well, I Have Walked Past This Place a Hundred Times and Always Wondered What It Was!” | JJ Jackman
  • 13th Annual Lummis Days Festival Showcases Northeast LA Arts with Three-Day Event at Five Locations, June 1, 2 & 3
  • Thank You, John and Vernita Mason
Winter 2018

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  • Highland Park Heritage Trust 35th Anniversary Historic Home Tour, Gala & Artisan Fair at the Abbey San Encino
  • “Announcing New Walking Tour: Figueroa Street Corridor” | The Walking Tour Committee
  • Proposed SB 827 — What Is It All About?
  • Amy Inouye, HPHT Member, is This Year’s Noisemaker
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