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Citrus Packing – Visiting (1511)

Join Huell Howser as he visits Claremont, CA to the historic Citrus Packing House which has now been renovated and revitalized to a modern shopping center called The Claremont Packing House. Huell learns about the history of the old citrus packing house building and the renovation process which sought to preserve the elements of the  Continue Reading »

Black Pool – Palm Springs Week (10)

Huell Howser continues his tour of beautiful swimming pools in Palm Springs from previous episodes (Racquet Club and Ballantines). In this episode Huell visits a Spanish-style residential estate which holds the largest residential black bottom pool in the Coachella Valley. It was so big, it was registered as a lagoon. Huell Howser also learns about  Continue Reading »

Ballantines – Palm Springs Week (7)

In this episode of Palm Springs Week, Huell Howser continues his tour of beautiful swimming pools (continued from “Racquet Club” episode). Huell visits the hotel and pools of Ballantines, a 1950’s themed hotel, and The Casa Cody Inn, the oldest continuous operating hotel since 1920.

CABoom- Visiting (1307)

Huell attends CABoom, a first-of-its-kind festival and trade show focusing on contemporary architecture and design in Los Angeles. www.caboomfest.com 2005

Caltrans Building- Visiting (1213)

Huell gets a tour of the new Caltrans district headquarters in downtown Los Angeles designed by architect Thom Mayne. Caltrans District 7 Headquarters 100 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 2005

Heritage Square- Our Neighborhoods (16)

At the Heritage Square Museum, Huell gets a glimpse of the everyday lives of Southern Californians from the Civil War era to the early 20th Century by touring buildings rescued from the Los Angeles area. It’s a living history museum reflecting the settlement and development of Southern California. http://heritagesquare.org 2004  

Eureka- Road Trip (128)

Join Huell in Eureka, in the heart of California’s rugged North Coast where he enjoys natural beauty, a colorful history and lavish Victorian architecture. 2004

’50s Motel- Palm Springs Week (20)

The ’50s live on in Palm Springs, and Huell Howser visits some of the best examples of architecture from that decade – motels. Orbit Inn 562 W. Arenas Palm Springs, CA 92262 877-99-orbit (996-7248) Coral Sands Inn 210 W. Stevens Rd. Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 325-4900 Ballantines 726 N. Indian Canyon Dr. (Movie Colony)  Continue Reading »

West Hollywood Cottages- Visiting (801)

At the turn of the century, many workers of the Los Angeles Electric Railway made West Hollywood their home. It was then known as Sherman, named for the co-owner of the railway who had craftsman style cottages built to accommodate his workers and their families. Today, a few of the remaining cottages from this era  Continue Reading »