After years of preservation efforts by the Altadena community, a gravestone honoring abolitionist and former Altadena resident Owen Brown.
Abolitionist Owen Brown’s Altadena grave to be preserved in compromise with La Vina developer. Two conflicts have been running for…
About 65 people gathered January 21 at the Community Center for a spirited public discussion about Altadena’s park needs.
When William Scripps Kellogg died in 1977, he willed the five-acre Scripps Hall estate on Mariposa Street as an unrestricted gift to Scripps Home for the Aged on Calaveras. In the mid 1980s, the Home decided to sell the property to a developer, who agreed to save the Scripps Hall mansion but wanted to subdivide the rest of the property for new residential development.
This paper was written by Michele Zack as part of Altadena Heritage’s Lake Avenue Committee, formed to study aspects of our community’s commercial life.
Altadena Heritage and Altadena Historical Society, would like to invite all Altadena civic institutions, groups, businesses, schools, faith communities, and individuals to become co-sponsors in commemorating our community’s 125th birthday.