General Meeting – Ice Cream Social

Date: August 11, 2024
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041

The Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society resumes the annual Eagle Rock Ice-Cream Social at the Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock
Free admission!
Food tickets available at the door.
$2-A-Dip Ice Cream, "Endless" Toppings, Icy Lemonade, Bake Shop
ERVHS & Merchant-Donated Prizes and More!
Entertainment by Community Bands and Performers

General Meeting – Rockitecture – The Glory of River Rock Architecture

Date: April 15, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: IN PERSON!!!! Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles/Eagle Rock, CA 90041 AND on Zoom: passcode 982265

This meeting will be in-person, but we will also try to simulcast on Zoom. This is our first in-person general meeting since 2020, so we are super exited. Come join us! If you can't make it, or are remote, try to login to zoom at, passcode 982265

General Meeting – Nightlife in Eagle Rock

Date: October 17, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Zoom Passcode: 870077

A few months ago, Jim Hughes brought to us the
developers scrambled to open and stay engaged with fruits of research he had done into various nightclubs
trends in nightlife. The various incarnations of the club and bars in Eagle Rock. This piqued our interest and
initially named The Double H Club exemplify this motivated us to look at our collection to find out what
struggle to survive and prosper. The size of the club
we knew about the subject. We found much to share
motivated the owners to continually rebrand the club with Jim, but we were reminded that there was much
to attract a profitable audience.
that we didn’t know.
Bars which principally catered to a drinking trade We decided to invite the public to share their memo-
continued to exist in an environment where hard liquor ries and souvenirs at our next Meeting.

General Meeting – Tuesday August 8, 2023 @ 7pm

Date: August 8, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Passcode 752947
The Jay Risk Standard Station - A Historic-Cultural Monument with consultant Steven Luftman(Go to the zoom link by clicking on the "General Meeting" link, above.)

General Meeting – Tuesday April 18

Date: April 18, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Zoom recording passcode: !we52Lp5
Evolution of the Los Angeles Skyline, with David McMenamin (ERHS S'65, Occidental College '69) Have you ever wondered why Los Angeles did not have any buildings taller than the City Hall until the late 1960s, or why, until recently, LA skyscrapers had flat tops, or why downtown LA now has an “old” financial district and a “new” […]

General Meeting – Professor Long discusses Jock Peters

Date: February 21, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm
Passcode: 403420 Presentation by renowned Martin S. Kermacy Centennial Professor, Mr. Christopher Long from the School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin. Professor Long will be discussing the life and career of one of the pioneers of modernism in Southern California: Jock Peters.

The 17th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar

Date: October 22, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Doheny Memorial Library USC University Park Campus
THE STORIES OF L.A. ALL DAY. ALL IN ONE PLACE. The L.A. AS SUBJECT consortium, of which Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society is a member, brings to life the diverse, often hidden stories that make Southern California such a fascinating place of discovery. The annual LOS ANGELES ARCHIVES BAZAAR, which is free and open to […]

60th+ Anniversary Banquet

Date: October 19, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Blair's, 1948 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Come celebrate the 61 years of the Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society. PLEASE R.S.V.P. TOWEBMASTER@EAGLEROCKHISTORY.ORGby Monday October 17thto secure your spot at the tablewith your name(s) and number in your party PLEASE PAY EITHER: via PayPal to k8ttaylor@gmail.comORby exact change and/or check at Blair's the night of the party! ($50 cash or check made out […]

Verdugo: A Family Story with Don Urqidez

Date: August 7, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Zoom Meeting ID: 837 1784 7788 - Passcode: 90041

JOIN US on Sunday August 7th at 1pm when we welcome Don as our virtual presenter in lieu of our Ice Cream Social; again postponed due to the Covid closure of the Center for the Arts and our concerns for our extended family. This will be a fascinating exploration of the Verdugo family’s history and continuing legacy in Southern California. Feel free to attend the virtual presentation with your own bowl or cone of ice cream to enjoy as we all listen to the presentation together!