Wallace Neff Revisited: Tour of Historic Neff Estate in La Mirada

  • April 14, 2013 · 1:30 PM
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Please Note: Read the instructions below very carefully BEFORE you RSVP 'Yes' for this event.

1) I am hosting this event for both Gay Foodies and Pleasure Palate.

2) To sign up for this free event: First register as a user on this site: http://lavatransforms.org/nefflamirada2013

3) Then return to this page: http://lavatransforms.org/nefflamirada2013

Refresh the page and the signup tab will appear just to the left, above this paragraph. Click "signup" and reserve your spot. No plus-ones; each guest must register individually.

4) Once you get your confirmation email from LAVA that you are signed up for the event, then you can RSVP 'Yes' for this event.

5) This event will SELL OUT, so don't hesitate in getting your tix now!!!

6) If you bring a Plus One, its your responsibility to make sure they sign up for the event through LAVA as well.

7) When you arrive at the venue, call me at[masked]-4099. Do not text me because there is a time delay with texting.

A couple of years ago, I hosted a tour of Wallace Neff homes in the Pasadena. Wallace Neff built hundreds of homes in SoCal from the 1920's to 1940's, and the ones we saw in Pasadena were for the wealthy so they were mansion-like and beautiful. So come join me as we visit Wallace Neff's birth city and where he got his start in the City of La Mirada.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT THIS TOUR:

Take a step back in time when you tour the historic Neff Estate at Neff Park in La Mirada. The elegant home, built in 1894 by Frederick Roehrig, is an early, important and little-known example of the Mission Revival style in Los Angeles county. It is also along with the George House, which is the oldest house in La Mirada, all that remains of the former Windemere Ranch development of Andrew McNally. (The McNally home in Altadena, also designed by Roehring just a few years later, is not open to the public.) The celebrated architect of the California Style, Wallace Neff, was born at the Windemere Ranch.

The free tours of the two homes interiors and the grounds will be hosted by members of the La Mirada Historical Preservation Advisory Council. The restored Neff house serves as a snapshot of life on the Windemere Ranch in the early 20th century and a glimpse of Southern California boosterism at that time.

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  • kat

    Learned about a fascinating area of local history.

    April 18, 2013

  • Stephen R.

    So sorry to have to miss this .

    April 11, 2013

  • Chrissy

    I have a ticket

    April 8, 2013

  • Robert

    I just want to confirm that all of you followed the instructions and registered through LAVA to get a spot for the Wallace Neff Tour.

    March 27, 2013

    • SuNnY

      Yes.

      March 27, 2013

    • Jas

      yes

      March 27, 2013

  • maria

    just signed up

    March 13, 2013

  • kat

    Anyone want to carpool?

    March 13, 2013

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