Past Events

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The Heights of Elegance Tour Was A Great Success!

It was a beautiful June day in West Adams Heights, and a beautiful day for West Adams Heritage, when well over 600 people toured four historic residences plus the Greater Page Temple Church of God in Christ (originally the West Adams Heights Methodist Episcopal Church, designed by architect John C. Austin) on Saturday, June 6, raising more than $14,000 for historic preservation.



Sunday, May 25
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery


Sunday, April 19, 4-7 p.m.
1703 Virginia Rd. (Lafayette Square)

It’s time for WAHA’s Annual Membership Meeting and Board Elections at the historic Italian Revival McCoy Residence in Lafayette Square –– don’t miss your chance to see this special home.

The Annual Meeting will include a membership Q&A, and, of course, WAHA Board elections. This is a potluck and your homemade dishes are welcome, but we also encourage you to consider supporting your local West Adams businesses by bringing a favorite dish from a local eaterie.


Celebrate Our Volunteers on Sunday, January 11, 3-7 p.m.
3641 Homeway Drive (View Park, 90008)

For WAHA’s annual After-the-Holidays celebration, we have a special treat: the party will be held at the wonderful Spanish Revival home of WAHA member Martha Bringas. This is the event at which WAHA says Thank You to all of its members and friends who have supported our efforts with theirs.


Deck the Halls with Guacamole
Excited about the upcoming holidays? The following events should begin to get you there. Los Angeles has become such a place of wonder and possibility—with great attention to art, architecture, music, dance, and a new overall appreciation of our historic underpinnings, not just here in West Adams but the city over (Manhattan Beach has a historic society—it’s a wonderful world) that it’s rewarding and in fact important to get out there and partake of the excellence going on. You will be inspired and motivated to get your own creative endeavor back on track, in time for the New Year!



Another Successful Holiday Tour!

WAHA is pleased to invite you to launch the Holiday Season with a bit of “Merrymaking in Kinney Heights.”

Prepaid Reservations are required for the Holiday Tour & Progressive Dinner:

With the popularity of this year’s tour, only two Saturday tours still have seats available.
Saturday 3:00 p.m. and Saturday 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 6 Docent-led tours,
3:00 p.m., 3:45 p.m. (SOLD OUT), 4:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT), 5:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, December 7 Docent-led tours (SOLD OUT)

$90 per person
WAHA Members (limit to 2, please) $80 each

The Holiday Tour & Progressive Dinner lasts about three hours. No high heels, please.


Living History Tour 2014
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Saturday, September 27

WAHA presents the 24th annual Living History Tour, with costumed actors, at graveside, portraying historic personages in one of L.A.’s oldest cemeteries. You’ll meet witnesses to America’s War Between the States:


Saturday, August 16 2-5 p.m.
2410 4th Avenue (West Adams Avenues)

What better way to spend a summer afternoon than eating ice cream and other sweets, socializing with neighbors, playing games, and other old-fashioned entertainment? Please put on your summer whites or Victorian-inspired attire, and join WAHA at its annual Ice Cream Social.

Singer Dianne Lawrence will entertain with vintage tunes from the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s. The Fenner-Robinson family -- Elizabeth, Brian, August and Theo -- will be our hosts at 2410 4th Avenue in the West Adams Avenues.


11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
1731 Westmoreland Blvd. (Between Washington & Venice, Harvard Heights)

Please don your patriotic best (red, white, and/or blue), and join WAHA at our annual All-American 4th of July party and picnic. Our host is WAHA Board member Harold Smith.

Never been to a WAHA 4th of July? Here's what you need to know: Food. Fun. Music, activities for the kids and fun for the whole family.

As always, Wa-hot dogs (and hamburgers) will be on the grill, cold drinks are on the house and Potluck Picnic IS ON YOU -- please bring salads, main dishes, desserts, or fruits to share (each adult should bring enough for 10 people, and let's avoid food that will melt on a summer day!  If you prefer a different meat, please bring it already cooked.)

We have arranged parking at the church lot on the NW corner of Washington and Westmoreland. We hope to see you on July 4th!



Help Raise some dough for WAHA: Pizza Rev Fundraiser

Monday, July 21
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Our wonderful new neighbors at PIZZA REV have generously offered a portion of the day’s proceeds to WAHA – just mention WAHA at the counter for your purchase to qualify.  And you don’t have to be a WAHA member, so be sure to tell your friends and neighbors as well about this great opportunity.

Pizza Rev is located on the third level above LOWES at the Midtown Crossing shopping center.

To download a pdf flyer to bring with, click here.