Posts Tagged ‘cottage 42’

“One Great House” Community at The Commons: Cottages 42, 43, & 44

Nov 14, 2019

Back in 1982, a Los Angeles Times article on the Crystal Cove Historic District reported “It was almost as if all the houses were just rooms belonging to one great house.” This description captures the spirit of community and of place that has emerged at Crystal Cove over the decades. While the original character and history […]

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Cottage #42: Stella’s Place

Apr 1, 2014

Cottage #42: Stella’s Place A FORMER COVITE RETURNS TO CRYSTAL COVE TO CELEBRATE HER 90TH BIRTHDAY THIS YEAR.   Over the years, a young woman named Stella developed a deep connection with Crystal Cove, dating back to 1938 when she came during spring break with her first boyfriend. She returned later in life to spend […]

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Education Commons

Aug 1, 2013

EDUCATION COMMONS Recently restored, the Education Commons now welcomes park visitors with special programs and events.   In the heart of the historic district, the area where the Education Commons is located once featured small weekly rentals operated by the manager of Crystal Cove. In front of the small structures, there were also public showers and restrooms for the tenting community. Families […]

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