The Kenilworth Inn
773 Main Street
Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project and County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program
Chris Anderson, Realtor
Hatfield Creek Winery
Law Offices of Krysak & Associates
Richard & Judy Nachazel
San Vicente Saddle Club
Charles & Sandra Teichert
Town & Country Real Estate & Home Loans
Donna R. Zick
March 28, 2015
Landmark of early Ramona and the backcountry, the 2-story Kenilworth Inn was one of the oldest most widely known hostelries of Southern California. The Kearney and Roques families ran the Inn and occupied the site from 1914-1943. The Inn was well known for its chicken dinners. The new building is now the Ramona Food & Clothes Closet Thrift Store, recipient of the Non-profit of the Year Award from the Ramona Chamber of Commerce.
[Historic photo: Rollin Peirce Collection, courtesy of the Guy B. Woodward Museum.]
Linda Luisi acquired Old Master painting techniques at the School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (BFA Degree Tufts University). Her work is known for depth and dimension. “My goal is to involve the viewer with the historic building, plus, the era itself. I see the vintage characters as time-travelers who venture from the Inn into present-day Ramona. My children, Ian and Alexi Foster, were models for the two vintage characters.” There are 7 hearts hidden in the mural in honor of the 7 members of the H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project Board. Linda is a muralist and fine art instructor from Carlsbad.
Special thanks to the Board of Directors of the Ramona Food & Clothes Closet.
Artist: Linda Luisi lindaluisi.com • email@example.com • 760-944-8991
Look for the HE.A.R.T. icons in this mural (there are 7)!