The Holiday Tour & Progressive Dinner was a great success - another sold-out event!
West Adams Heritage Association's
26th Annual Holiday Tour & Progressive Dinner
A Warm Welcome to Wellington Square
Holidays in the Heart of the City
Saturday, December 1 & Sunday, December 2, 2012
The West Adams Heritage Association extends to you A Warm Welcome to Wellington Square. This gracious neighborhood is a vivid representation of the rapid growth that Los Angeles experienced during the 1920s in the years following the end of "The Great War."
There are a few examples of the wonderful Craftsman homes that were typical of nearby neighborhoods constructed prior to WWI, but most of the homes that grace the broad streets of Wellington Square reflect the eclectic styles of a vibrant young city, with Spanish, Tudor, Norman, and other "Revival" styles throughout the neighborhood.
The 1920s were a vital as well as challenging time for Los Angeles, as well as the West Adams District, with its new Wellington Square enclave coming into its own at the same time as developers' attentions were also drifting to other parts of the city. The iconic Hollywoodland sign first graced the hillside to the north in 1923, and new construction downtown brought us such famous landmarks as the Biltmore Hotel (1923), the Central Library (1926), the "skyscraping" new City Hall (1927).
This year's migrating dinner will visit a choice selection of homes and styles along the main Avenue of Wellington Square, and while the original grand gates that used to greet visitors are no longer there, the inviting spirit of the neighborhood will reflect the wonderful spirit of the Holidays that makes this time of year so special.
Prepaid Reservations are required for the Holiday Tour & Progressive Dinner:
Saturday, December 1 Docent-led tours, 3:00 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m.
Sunday, December 2 Docent-led tours, 3:30 p.m (SOLD OUT)., 4:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT), 5:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT), 6:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT), 6:45 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
$85 per person
The Holiday Tour & Progressive Dinner lasts about three hours. No high heels, please.
Tours will take place RAIN or SHINE.
Your support of our non-profit organization is very much appreciated.
Sunday Self-Guided Walking Tour tickets can be purchased for $30.
Check in between Noon and 2 pm. Houses close by 3 pm.
For More Information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 323-735-WAHA (9242)
To download a printable order form, click here.
Fill out the form and mail it (along with a check made payable to WAHA) to:
WAHA Holiday Tour, 2263 South Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018