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Pershing Square is 150 Years Old Today!

On December 11, 1866, Cristobal Aguilar, the Mayor of Los Angeles, a town of about 5000 souls still recovering from the brutal upsets of the Mexican-American War, signed an ordinance concerning a swampy patch of land due South-West of the Plaza: “Lots from Nos. 1 to...
The Peabody-Werden House makes a move

The Peabody-Werden House makes a move

You have to get up pretty early in the morning to see a 121-year-old Victorian duplex moved across the road, and luckily for you, we do. We arrived at First and Soto Streets to find the crew from Brandt House & Building Movers staging the dirt in front of the...