"Palos Verdes Resident since 1947"

Around the Hill in 80 Minutes

Palos Verdes Real Estate

Around the Hill in 80 Minutes – Apologies to Jules Verne - A Self-Guided Driving Tour. By Dana Graham   AROUND THE HILL IN 80 MINUTES – APOLOGIES TO JULES VERNE-A SELF-GUIDED DRIVING TOUR By Dana Graham The scenic Palos Verdes Peninsula, apart from hikers and bikers, is a favorite drive primarily for the scenery.  But you may be driving past a lot of the history.  So next time you are on quarantine and want to take a drive, take this with you and...Continue Reading!

November 2022 Newsletter

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September 2022 Newsletter

Dear Neighbor: As we head down the back side of the recent meteoric rise in real estate prices, you can still get in on it.  Even though there may not be the frenzy of the past 18 months, prices are still near their all-time highs.  But, based upon the historical pattern (and I’ve been thru a few of these), if you’re considering selling and want top dollar, you need to act quickly.  While I don’t claim to have a crystal ball,...Continue Reading!

The History of the Haggarty Mansion/Neighborhood Church — Part I — 1864-1931

Palos Verdes Real Estate

  HISTORY OF NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH – 1864-1931 By Dana Graham, President of the Palos Verdes Historical Society Image: The iconic cave and waterwheel under construction -- 1928 The history of Neighborhood Church really begins with the birth of John Joseph Haggarty in London England, in 1864.  By 1887 he had eared what amounts to a Masters Degree and emigrated to the US, landing in St Louis where he worked for a major dry goods retailer and discovered that he had a real aptitude for...Continue Reading!