Archive for October 11th, 2008

Hollywood Heritage Support…

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Support Hollywood Heritage!

 

(Hollywood Heritage)

 

The City of Los Angeles has presented Hollywood Heritage with an eviction notice on Wattles Mansion and Gardens (see Los Angeles Times article that follows this post), a historic landmark that has been preserved and maintained by Hollywood Heritage for 20 years.

 

To read their press release reponse to the Los Angeles Times article, click HERE

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To view the brochure that documents the restoration efforts of Hollywood Heritage at Wattles, click HERE (PDF file)

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IF YOU SUPPORT HOLLYWOOD HERITAGE’S CONTINUED STEWARDSHIP OF WATTLES MANSION and GARDENS:  Please:

 

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Hollywood Heritage Receives Eviction Notice…

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

L.A. orders Hollywood preservation group out of mansion

 

 

City says Hollywood Heritage ignored rules and rented out the Wattles Mansion for disruptive parties. The organization denies the events are a nuisance and says the eviction notice was a shock.

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By Bob Pool
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

 

NOTE: The following is from an Los Angeles Times article from September 20, 2008. A response from Hollywood Heritage follows on this blog and you can also check it out at their website, http://www.hollywoodheritage.org/

 

Hollywood’s leading preservation group has been ordered out of the community’s most prominent historic estate for allegedly ignoring city rules and renting out the mansion for disruptive parties.

 

Hollywood Heritage has supervised the famed Wattles Mansion for 25 years under an exclusive agreement with the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. The city purchased the mansion for about $2 million in 1968.   (click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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