Friday, November 6, 2015

Tournament of Roses Parade Exhibit "Altadena in the Rose Parade" Opens December 6, 2015

Featuring documents, parade programs, photographs and clippings, the inaugural show in AHS' new exhibit space celebrates our community's seven decades of participation in the internationally known event. The exhibit will run through June 30, 2016.

Altadena's 1956 entry The Rose Tattoo
inspired by the Pulitzer prize winning play
of Tennessee Williams

A free exhibit open to members and the public

Exhibit Hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 9 am to 1 pm

Special hours: 
Saturdays January 1 and 9 from 2 pm to 4 pm

Altadena Historical Society is in the Altadena Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Dr., Altadena, CA 91001

Thursday, November 5, 2015

AHS Exhibit Features Mountain View Mausoleum

Mountain View Mausoleum
 was the most expensive structure in
L.A. County when it was built in 1925.
 The glorious architecture and artwork of Altadena's Mountain View Mausoleum are celebrated in an Altadena Historical Society exhibit in the back hall gallery at Webster's Community Pharmacy, 

Mezzanine stairway features windows
by L.A. Art Glass Co. and Arts and Crafts
 tile work, possibly by Grueby Faience
Co. and Catalina Pottery.
The dozen color photos in the exhibit show the exterior and interior of the 1925 landmark structure, located on Marengo north of Woodbury.

New Radiance Corridor
Designed by Jae Carmichael
Glass by renowned Judson Studio

The Main Gallery is 180 feet long

Exhibit continues through 
December 1, 2015
Where:  Webster's Community Pharmacy
2450 N. Lake Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001
Open every day but Sunday