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Natalie Cole Interview on Family’s Hancock Park Experience


Natalie Cole, Grammy winning recording artist and daughter of iconic singers Nat King Cole and Maria Hawkins Cole, shared her first person account of what life was like for the Cole family in 1950s Hancock Park with reporter Marc Meyers of the Wall Street Journal.

The racism the family faced is a sad piece of the neighborhood’s past…it reflects on people who are long gone and a time that was an ugly period in our nation’s history. Families like the Cole Family were brave enough to stand up to acts of racism, persevere and pave the way for a more diverse community.

Cole’s recollection in Wednesday’s WSJ Real Estate section is a powerful account of their family life coming directly from someone who was there. The bad…and the good. Yes, Cole has a lot of happy memories of living on Muirfield, too.

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Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.

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