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Tag: Mission Hills Heritage

Spanish Revival and Eclectic Architecture

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Spanish Revival and Eclectic Architecture

Topic of Mission Hills Heritage 9th Annual Lecture Series by Valerie Lemke Historians, artists and authors will explore “Spanish Revival and Eclectic Architecture in Mission Hills,” at the Ninth Annual Lecture Series presented by Mission Hills Heritage (MHH) Saturday, January 18. Talks and displays will focus on the romantic architectural styles and decorative arts popular […]

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Consensus Reached on Mission Hills Land Use Recommendations for Community Plan Update

| May 31, 2013 | 1 Comment
Consensus Reached on Mission Hills Land Use Recommendations for Community Plan Update

  By Barry E. Hager With votes of their governing boards, Mission Hills Heritage (MHH) and the Mission Hills Town Council (MHTC) have reached complete consensus on land use recommendations for the Uptown community plan update. Uptown Planners, the official planning advisory board to the City for the Uptown community, then voted to support the […]

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South Mission Hills Walking Tour Hosted by Mission Hills Heritage

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
South Mission Hills Walking Tour Hosted by Mission Hills Heritage

Historic mansions, a legendary evangelist’s Spanish Revival domicile and post World War II ranch homes are part of the potpourri of architectural styles to be explored on the first-ever walking tour focusing on South Mission Hills. Sponsored by Mission Hills Heritage (MHH), the event is slated for Saturday, April 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. […]

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Historic Pillars Are Restored in Mission Hills

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Historic Pillars Are Restored in Mission Hills

With the support of Mission Hills Heritage (MHH), several pillars located in Mission Hills received new plaques and were refurbished. According to Barry Hager, MHH board chairman, after proposing the project to the City’s Historical Resources Board (HRB), the pillars were photographed and measured to replace the missing plaques. MHH worked with a plaque manufacturer […]

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Bronze Plaques Installed on Inspiration Heights’ Pillars

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bronze Plaques Installed on Inspiration Heights’ Pillars

After a year of pushing the project along, six new plaques have been installed on the Inspiration Heights pillars on Sunset Boulevard, according to Barry Hager, Board Chairman of Mission Hills Heritage. The bronze plaques replace vintage plaques stolen during a rash of thefts in the summer of 2011. “There is no lacquer coating on […]

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Arts & Crafts Movement

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Arts & Crafts Movement

Theme of Annual Mission Hills Heritage Lecture Series “The Arts and Crafts Movement in Mission Hills,” is the theme for the annual lecture series hosted by Mission Hills Heritage (MMH), Saturday, January 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Francis Parker Lower School. Guest speaker is noted New York architectural historian Leslie Fruedenheim, whose […]

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Mission Hills Heritage Home Tour

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage Home Tour

Presidio Hills, an enclave of about 60 homes lying just above Presidio Park, is the focus of the eighth annual self-guided tour of five historic homes presented by Mission Hills Heritage (MHH) on Saturday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Subdivided in 1926, Presidio Hills is one of the last tracts to be […]

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Master Builders of Mission Hills

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Master Builders of Mission Hills

Educational Seminar Highlights Their Work  “Master Builders of Mission Hills,” an educational seminar focusing on the builders who constructed many of the homes that still stand today in this century-old neighborhood, will be held Saturday, January 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Francis Parker Lower School, 4201 Randolph Street. Presented by Mission Hills […]

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