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The Wildwoods Foundation hosts its 5th Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction at Silver Lake Wine on Saturday May 2nd. Please join us for some good cheer for a great cause. Proceeds from the evening will support Wildwoods' innovative programs with Los Angeles schools: Full Circle, Oakgrove, A Drop in the Bucket and more. Advance tickets are $50. Special Admission and Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more details, please visit the SILVER LAKE AREA NEWS page on this website.

Thanks to you, my recently published book, "Silver Lake Chronicles: Exploring an Urban Oasis in Los Angeles" continues to be a hot seller at local bookstores. Please keep spreading the word and if you haven’t already, please “Like” us on the Silver Lake Chronicles FACEBOOK page . In the meantime, my co-author Vincent Brook and I are working on a follow-up work tentatively entitled Silver Lake Chronicles II: Iconoclasts, Bohemians & Visionaries of the Modern Age. Pictured is Julian Eltinge, America's First Drag Superstar and Silver Lake resident, one of the fascinating characters whose story is retold in the book.

For our readers with an appreciation for architecture, Los Angeles is a treasure trove, however due to its vast size (469 sq. miles!) it could take a lifetime to explore! The City of the Angels has over 1025 officially-designated historic-cultural monuments in addition to the many architectural wonders that have no official designation. It is my pleasure to share my personal discoveries with you, our readers on my page "Treasures of Los Angeles Architecture". Many of the images shown here are well-recognized, however, I hope that you will "find something new'" every time you return for a visit. Pictured is the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Hollyhock House 1917-1921. The house has undergone a recent renovation and was open to the public for the first time February 13, 2015 for a formal ribbon-cutting. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Council Member Mitch O'Farrell along with a host of dignitaries were on hand for the festivities.

The Silver Lake News takes great pride in being a resource for the exploration of Los Angeles' built environment, especially SILVER LAKE. Historians, vacationers, curiosity seekers and everyday Angelinos have found THE SILVER LAKE NEWS architectural pages a great go-to guide for learning more about our architectural heritage. Want to learn more? "Silver Lake on the Map" is a virtual map giving an overview of the communities built environment complete with driving directions; the SILVER LAKE ARCHITECTURE is a showcase of Silver Lake in high resolution photos; the SILVER LAKE ARCHITECTURE tells the story of Silver Lake's built environment and "Treasures of Los Angeles Architecture" explores the City of Los Angeles in stories and pictures. For further edification, you may also want to visit my FLICKR pages for stories and high quality images.

A final reminder: The"Silver Lake News" is a community-minded “newspaper" offering free advertising and promotion deemed of interest to the Silver Lake community. If you would like to add your business or community event to our pages, simple look for the “add-your-submission" icon in the upper right-hand corner of any MENU item. You will be prompted to add your information. Questions? Call the Editor, Michael Locke (323) 644-3338.

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