Colleen Bennett - Sotheby's International Realty
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The Stahlmans' home offers a beautiful view of Kuns Park.
LA VERNE, California, October 6, 2017 — In 2010, when Bill and Karla Stahlman moved into their more than 100-year old (1912) Craftsman bungalow at 1635 5th Street, looking south out at historic Kuns Park in La Verne, they could have applied for the Mills Act, a contract between them and the city that would […]
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Unlike so many notable architectural gems, the post-California-style bungalow that sits handsomely and ruggedly at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Oxford in Claremont, Calif., carries no plaque declaring its historical or cultural significance. And perhaps, it shouldn’t. How can the approximately 3,400-square-foot concrete fortress cobbled together from road rubble be compared with the […]
I have always loved pools, and the deeper and darker the better. I search them out on every vacation. For instance, when traveling to Mammoth, I seek out the many hot springs that bubble and gurgle near the tiny Mammoth airport. Immersing myself in their thermal waters while wistfully gazing out to the saw-tooth formations […]
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W.C. Handy (1873-1958) was known as the “Father of the Blues,” W.C. Fields (1880 – 1946) was known as a pioneering comic genius, and W.C. Hanawalt, a contemporary of Handy’s and Field’s, was best known as the University of La Verne’s fifth president. (Only then the University was known as Lordsburg College.) His name also […]