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History of Barnsdall Art Park

1919–1921

Hollyhock House built on Olive Hill by Frank Lloyd Wright.circle

1927

Aline Barnsdall gifts Barnsdall Art Park to the City.circle

1927–1942

California Art Club used Hollyhock House as a clubhouse.circle

1946

Adult Art Center begins to offer classes in the Arts and Craft Center (Residence A).circle

1963

Hollyhock House declared a City of Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument.circle

1965

Barnsdall Park declared a City of Los Angeles Historic Cultural Landmark.circle

1967

Junior Arts Center Opens.circle

1971

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery & Barnsdall Gallery Theatre open.
Barnsdall Park, including Hollyhock House and Residence A, Barnsdall Art Center, placed on the National Register of Historic Places.circle

1974

circleCity sponsored a series of restorations on Hollyhock House.

1990

Olive Hill restoration master plan and work completed, including restoring the original olive groves.circle

1994

Hollyhock House damaged in Northridge Earthquake.circle

2005

Hollyhock House reopens after restoration.circle

2003

Barnsdall Art Park Foundation founded.circle

2007

Aline Barnsdall Complex – the land given to the City of Los Angeles by Aline Barnsdall in 1927 is named as a National Historic Landmark. Five structures have historic significance: Hollyhock House, Residence A, Barnsdall Art Center, Schindler’s Terrace, and the Spring House.circle

2008

Hollyhock House underwent a historic $4 million restoration with a $1,935,000 grant from the California Cultural and Historic Endowment, $1,935,000 in matching funds from the City of Los Angeles, and a $489,000 Save America’s Treasures grant from the National Park Service.
Friday Night Wine Tasting Summer Fundraisers begin.circle

2015

Hollyhock Reopens & is UNESCO nominated.circle