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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 »
Huell Howser returns to Tustin, CA to the now closed MCAS base to revisit the historical blimp hangars. Huell returns to get an update about the many changes that have taken place since his previous visits. Huell’s previous visits to the hangars can be found by clicking on the links below: MCAS Tustin – Visiting Continue Reading »
Huell Howser takes a trip to Ensenada, Mexico to visit the historic steam ship, S.S. Catalina. Often called the Great White Steamship, the S.S. Catalina was a ferry that transported over 24 million passengers from Catalina to Ensenada in its 50 year lifespan.
Huell Howser heads to the intersection of Normandie and Pico in Los Angeles to visit the beautiful, historical Saint Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church. This episode includes an original 1952 broadcast of the opening ceremony of the newly built church which was broadcast on KTTV-TV.
Huell Howser takes the Blue Line rail in Los Angeles to take a tour of Watts and the famous Watts Towers.
Huell Howser takes an adventurous trip with Desert Adventure Jeep Eco Tours off the beaten path of Palm Springs and explores the natural desert habitat that few think about when it comes to Palm Springs.
Join Huell Howser as he visits the Palm Springs Plaza and learns about its history and significance as the first self-contained shopping center in Southern California. Notable locations Huell Howser visits are Tyler’s restaurant and Desmond’s department store.
Join Huell Howser as he hikes up the beautiful, historic, and restored Tahquitz Canyon to the waterfall at the end of the trail. The canyon was closed to the public in 1969 due to its unsafe and poor condition. In this episode, Huell Howser gets the opportunity to view the restoration project before the grand Continue Reading »
In this episode of Our Neighborhoods, Huell Howser joins the Echo Park Historical Society and tours the many different old, historical houses in the neighborhood of Echo Park.
Join Huell Howser as he visits South Central Los Angeles and learns of the historical events that occurred on and near Central Avenue. Huell visits the famous Dunbar Hotel and visits with the African-American community.