Can it be that such adorable homes exist in Los Angeles and not on the West side? And could it be that the San Pedro neighborhood known as Vinegar Hill is named for a local cottage industry of home-brewed sour wine? Wine making in my backyard? Now that sounds scandalous, but also convenient. Hence the HPOZ designation! Gotta love that!
The neighborhood built from 1886 through 1927, housed the area’s diverse immigrant population and include examples of Queen Anne, American Foursquare and Craftsman styles alongside later American Colonial and Spanish Colonial Revival styles. Rid the power lines in the photo and you have what most movie sets try to re-create today. So when I come across articles of neighborhoods that most of the time go unnoticed by virtually every angeleno, I feel compelled to enlighten my readers. The Los Angeles Times published this article just this past Sunday. Enjoy and feel the tannins