Tag Archives: #Silver Lake

Silver Lake Hammer Murder – Part 2

Sept. 16, 1941: The Silver Lake Hammer Murder turned out to be far more complicated than I expected. This segment looks at the lives of victim Florence Stricker and her husband, Dr. George H. Stricker, up to the time of … Continue reading

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Heiress Beaten to Death in Silver Lake

2153 Moreno Drive, via Google’s street view. Sept. 15, 1941: The murder house is on one of those narrow, curving streets above Silver Lake Reservoir, 2153 Moreno Drive. Her husband came home from work and found her beaten to death … Continue reading

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Architectural Rambling: Julian Eltinge Home – 1921

The home of Julian Eltinge at 2328 Baxter Street in Silver Lake is barely visible from the street. Note: While trolling EBay, I found yet another article that had been cut from a magazine, in this case, the Architectural Record … Continue reading

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110 revisited

Feb. 11, 1917 Los Angeles The Times published a map of the Silver Lake Parkway, intended as a beautification project for something called the Bimini Slough. The article notes that Westlake (MacArthur) and Sunset (Lafayette) parks were also built from … Continue reading

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Julian Eltinge

I had never heard of Julian Eltinge until I came across some material for sale on EBay. I dug out his photo file and over the weekend found his former home in Silver Lake.   Los Angeles Times file photo … Continue reading

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Matt Weinstock

Sept. 26, 1957 You can’t fight City Hall, states an old dictum, but Kenneth Reiner, 41, doesn’t agree. Last April, work started on Reiner’s showplace home at 2138 Micheltorena St. Located atop a high hill in the Silver Lake district, … Continue reading

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