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Posts Tagged ‘ Lafayette Square ’

The McGinley Residence – Where Robert F. Kennedy Is Said to Have Spent His Last Night

Sep 7th, 2012 | By | Category: This and That

Another Lafayette Square-area home that was mentioned in the “Affairs of Estate” article that I blogged about yesterday was the property located at 1821 South Victoria Avenue, where, according to author Ann Herold, Robert F. Kennedy spent the last night of his life.  And while that assertion would be extremely hard to prove (and some sites speculate that the senator’s last night was spent either at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City or the Malibu home of director John Frankenheimer), because the Victoria Avenue residence […]

The Incorrectly Identified “Leave It to Beaver” House

Sep 6th, 2012 | By | Category: TV Locations

Last week, the latest issue of Los Angeles Magazine arrived in my mailbox and I, of course, tore the thing right open and devoured it in one sitting, as I do pretty much every month. Particularly fascinating was a feature titled “Affairs of Estate” about three unique communities in L.A., one of which – Lafayette Square – piqued my interest. In a sidebar, author Ann Herold listed four of the neighborhood’s most famous houses, most notably “the dormered two-story at 1727 Buckingham” which, she stated, […]