rest and Aspiration alley

by Sarah Lipman
(Santa Monica, CA)


Hi! What is the history of "Rest and Aspiration Alley"? What was so peaceful about it, and who named it? The name is so lovely and evocative!

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Apr 25, 2017
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R and A
by: Anonymous

it has to do with a secret club located nearby

Apr 26, 2017
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Rest & Aspiration
by: Anonymous

Thank you! That's even more intriguing. Thanks for commenting! Brings back great memories of our visit there.

Apr 13, 2018
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R and A founders NEW
by: Anonymous

founded before WW II by George Poulos (P and H Grocery downtown) and Harry Green (worked for the Star Free Press)

Jul 19, 2018
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Rest & Aspirations Founder NEW
by: Anonymous

Here's an article on George Poulos, the founder of the club: http://articles.latimes.com/1990-07-17/local/me-183_1_george-poulos

Jul 19, 2018
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Rest and Aspiration Alley NEW
by: Sarah

Thank you! I love these updates and hearing more of the local history. Makes we want to come back and visit again soon.

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