L.A.’s Historic King Edward Hotel to Rise Again

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–'Healthy Housing Foundation by AHF':


HOMELESS HOUSING PRESS CONFERENCE—Advocates to announce purchase of Downtown L.A.’s KING EDWARD HOTEL1, for use as transitional housing for homeless and low-income individuals.


Monday, April 30th, 2018


10:00 am to 12:00 pm Community Partner reception/gathering


King Edward Hotel 121 East 5th Street (at Los Angeles St.), L.A.,CA 90013


• Michael Weinstein – President, AHF

Samantha Granberry – Executive Director of the Healthy Housing Foundation and Director of Strategic Partnerships

Mark Casanova – Executive Director of Homeless Health Care Los Angeles

Michael A. Lawson – President & CEO of Los Angeles Urban League

Stacy Hill-Williams – Communication & Development Director of Brotherhood Crusade

Arely Vasquez – Program Manager – CHIRP Los Angeles

Winter Speyer – National Housing Director of the Healthy Housing Foundation & former Program Manager of CHIRP Los Angeles

Reverend Kelvin Sauls – Senior Pastor, Holman United Methodist Church

Robert Davenport – King Edward Hotel Tenant & Horn Player  

B-ROLL: Tours of the King Edward Hotel and viewing of a sample hotel room

1 According to Los Angeles Downtown News, “The King Edward Hotel, built in 1906, was designed and developed by prominent Los Angeles architect John Parkinson (whose work includes City Hall and Union Station).” It was a tony destination for visitors to what was once a thriving commercial district.

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