Windsor Square is a small, historic and wealthy urban neighborhood in the Mid-Wilshire region of Los Angeles, California.
The original “Square” ran from Wilshire Blvd. to Third Street, and from Plymouth Blvd. to Irving Blvd. The English flavor was enhanced by street names: Irving, Windsor and Plymouth. Lorraine Boulevard took its name from the developer’s daughter Lorraine Rowan. Nurseryman Paul J. Howard designed and planted most of the magnificent gardens of Windsor Square and supervised tree planting.
Windsor Square’s homes have the same historic value as in Hancock Park, but most of the homes are built on bigger lots. Windsor Square consists of approximately 1,100 homes, and it is one of the oldest, most well preserved neighborhoods in Los Angeles. With its broad lawns, mature trees and central location five miles west of downtown, Windsor Square is a garden oasis in the heart of a world-class city. Windsor Square is also home to Getty House, the official residence of the Mayor of Los Angeles.