Historic-Cultural Monuments in Los Feliz

Los Feliz is fortunate to have many architecturally and historically significant homes and sites that have earned the City of Los Angeles’ Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) designation.  Below is the list in alphabetical order by address.  Following the property description and address is the architect, if known, the HCM number, and date the status was conferred.  We are still adding images, so visit this page again soon.

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Does your home have historic significance?  Click here to learn how to apply for HCM landmark status for your home.

Thank you to LFIA’s official photographer, Michael Locke, for his contributions below!

Durex Model Home – 3410 AmesburyDrive, HCM #1025 (2/5/2013)

Durex Model Home 'La Casa Contenta' Harry G. Koerner and William J. Gage c.1929

Durex Model Home Harry G. Koerner and William J. Gage 1928

 

Sherwood House – 3435 Amesbury Drive, HCM #1026 (2/5/2013)

Sherwood House, Charles M. Hutchinson, Architect 1929

Sherwood House, Charles M. Hutchinson, 1929 HCM 1026

 

 Avocado Trees – 4400 block Avocado Street, HCM #343 (1/22/1988)

Avocado Trees (5)

 

Los Feliz Heights Steps – Bonvue & Cromwell, HCM #657  (10/14/1998)

Los Feliz Heights Steps, John Griffin, Engineer 1924

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Abraham Gore Residence – 2208 N. Catalina Street 2208, HCM #1061  (2/5/2014)

Abraham Gore Residence, Harry B. Aarens HCM #1061Abraham Gore Residence, Harry B. Aarens, Architect 1927 2

Abraham Gore Residence, Harry B. Aarens, 1927 HCM #1061Abraham Gore Residence, Harry B. Aarens HCM No. 1061

 

Philip Chandler House – 2531 Catalina Street, HCM #689  (2/6/2001)

Philip Chandler House – 2531 Catalina Street

Philip Chandler House 1

 

Paul Lauritz House – 3955 Clayton Avenue, HCM #784  (8/10/2004)

 

Blackburn Residence – 4791 Cromwell Avenue, HCM #913  (4/8/2008).  Architect:  Paul R. Williams

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Jacobson House – 4520 Dundee Drive, HCM #674  (2/25/2000)  Architect: Edward Fickett

Jacobson House, Edward Fickett 1966

 

Lovell Health House – 4618 Dundee Drive, HCM #123 – 3/20/1974 also Federal/State landmark #ZI-2349 (10/14/1971).  Architect: Richard Neutra

Lovell House, Richard Neutra, Architect 1929

Lovell Health House, R. Neutra Architect 1929 1

 

J. W. Blank Residence – 1950 N. Edgemont Street 1950, HCM #1068 – 5/13/2014  Architect: Harry Hayden Whiteley

J.W. Blank Residence, Harry Hayden Whiteley, Architect 1928

 

St. Mary of the Angels Church – 4510 Finley Avenue, HCM #136  (12/4/1974)  Architect: Carleton Winslow, Sr.

1930.19 St. Mary of the Angels Anglican Church

2012.06 St. Mary of the Angels Church

 

Shakespeare Bridge/ Franklin Avenue Bridge – Franklin Avenue, HCM #126  (4/17/1974)

Shakespeare Bridge, J.C. Wright (Los Angeles City Engineering Office) 1926

Shakespeare Bridge, J.C. Wright, L.A. City Engineer's Office, 1926

 

Sowden House – 5152 Franklin Avenue, HCM #762  (8/13/2003).  Federal/State landmark #ZI-2198 (7/14/1971).  Architect: Lloyd Wright

Sowden House, Lloyd Wright, Architect 1926-27

 

Casa Laguna – 5200 Franklin Avenue, HCM #832  (1/25/2006)

Casa Laguna, Arthur B. and Nina Zwebell, Architects 1928

Casa Laguna, Arthur & Nina Zwebell Architects 1928 (2)

 

Hlaffer-Courcier Residence – 2574 Glendower Avenue, HCM #1069 (6/24/2014)

Hlaffer-Courcier Residence, Rufus Buck, Architect 1924

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Hlaffer-Courcier Residence, Rufus Buck, Architect 1924 (2)

Hlaffer-Courcier Residence, Rufus Buck, Architect 1924 (2)

Hlaffer-Courcier Residence, Rufus Buck, Architect 1924 (3)

 

Ennis House – 2607 Glendower Avenue, HCM #149  (3/3/1976).  Federal/State landmark #ZI-2331 (10/14/1971).  Architect:  Frank Lloyd Wright

Ennis House, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect, 1923-24

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Wirin House – 2622 Glendower Avenue, HCM #812  (7/8/2005).  Architect:  Richard Neutra

Alpha Wirin House, Richard Neutra, Architect 1949

 

Gabrieliño Indian site – Griffith Park, Fern Dell Drive, HCM #112  (3/7/1973)

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Ferndell Canyon Gabrielino Indian Site HCM #112

 

Feliz Adobe – Griffith Park, HCM #401 (11/30/1988)

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Little Nugget – Griffith Park Travel Town, HCM #474  (1/26/1990)

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Griffith Park (in its entirety), HCM #942  (1/27/2009)

2010.33 Fern Dell entrance and Berlin Bear

Hollywood Sign

Mt. Hollywood Hiking Trail (2)

 

Dante’s View – Griffith Park, HCM #1091 (7/2/2015)

Dante Orgolini Memorial (1905-1978) copy

Dante's View, May, 16, 2016 (3)

Dante's View, May, 16, 2016 (5)

 

Toberman House – 1749 Harvard Boulevard, HCM #789  (10/29/2003)

James R. Toberman House, Oliver Dennis & Lyman Farwell, Architects c.1907; Fran Offenhauser, Restoration Architect 2003

 

Ralph J. Chandler Residence – 1926 Hobart Boulevard, HCM: #1003  (9/14/2011).  Architect: Henry F. Withey

Ralph J. Chandler Residence, Henry F. Withey Architect 1921; Carlton M. Winslow, Addition 1931

 

Edwards House – 5642 Holly Oak Drive, HCM: #260  (5/17/1983).  Architect: Gregory Ain

Edwards House, Gregory Ain 1

Edwards House, Gregory Ain

 

Ernst House – 5670 Holly Oak Drive, HCM #840  (3/17/2006). Architect: Gregory Ain

Ernst House, Gregory Ain, Architect 1937

Ernst House

 

Hollyhock House – 4800 W. Hollywood Boulevard, HCM #12  (1/4/1963).  Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect 1921

Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright 1917-1921 (3)

Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright 1917-1921 (1)

Architectural Detail, Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect

Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright 1917-1921 (2)

Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect 1921 (2)

 

Building A – Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood Boulevard, HCM #33  (2/26/1965).  Architect: R.M. Schindler

Arts & Crafts Building (Residence A) Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright 1917-1921

 

Don Carlos Apartments – 5226 Hollywood Boulevard, HCM #714  (4/24/2002)

Don Carlos Apartments

 

Glendale-Hyperion Bridge – Hyperion Avenue, HCM #164  (10/20/1976)

Glendale-Hyperion Viaduct, John C. Shaw, City Engineer, 1927. 1

Glendale-Hyperion Viaduct, John C. Shaw, City Engineer, 1927

 

Walt Disney Studio (site) – 2725 Hyperion Avenue, HCM #163  (10/6/76)

1930s Walt Disney Studios on Hyperion just north of Griffith Park Blvd

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Haven of Rest – 2432 Hyperion Avenue, HCM #897  (12/5/2007)

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Haven of Rest HCM 897

 

Taggart House – 2150-2158 Live Oak Drive/5423 Black Oak Drive, HCM #521 (3/15/1991).  Architect: Lloyd Wright

Taggart House, Lloyd Wright Architect 1922 (Eric Lloyd Wright, Remodel 2006)

Taggart House, Lloyd Wright, Architect 1922 (1)

Taggart House, Lloyd Wright, Architect 1922-24, Eric Lloyd Wright (Remodel) 2006 (1)

 

William Mulholland  Fountain, Los Feliz Boulevard & Riverside Drive, HCM #162 (10/6/1976).  Architect: Claberg

William Mulholland Memorial Fountain, Walter S. Clayberg, Designer, 1940

 

Deodar Cedar Trees – Los Feliz Boulevard, HCM #67  (5/20/1970)

 

Philosophical Research Society –  3918 Los Feliz Boulevard, HCM #592 (3/3/1994)

Philosophical Research Society, Robert Stacy-Judd Architect c.1934

 

Los Feliz Brown Derby – 4500 Los Feliz Boulevard, HCM #843  (5/19/2006)

1940.56-Brown-Derby

Los_Feliz_Brown_Derby_postcard copy

 

Monterey Apartments – 4600-4604 Los Feliz Boulevard, HCM #353 (5/11/1988)

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Clifford Clinton House – 5470 Los Feliz Boulevard, HCM #997 (5/18/2011)

Clifford E. Clinton Residence, Arthur W. Larson, Architect 1928

 

Schlyen House – 4773 W. Los Feliz Blvd.  Architect David F. Picken

Schlyen House, David F. Picken Architect 1924

 

Arzner/Morgan Residence – 2249 Mountain Oak Drive, HCM #301 (10/29/1986)

Arzner-Morgan Estate, W.C. Tanner 1930

 

Griffith Observatory – 2800 Observatory Road, HCM #168  (1/17/1976).  Architect: John C. Austin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elliot House – 4237 Newdale Drive, HCM #690 (2/6/2001).  Architect: R.M. Schindler

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John Anson Ford Residence – 1976 N. Normandie Avenue, HCM #1027 (2/27/2013)

John Anson Ford Residence, 1976

 

Rossetti Residence – 2188 Ponet Drive, HCM #915 (4/8/2008)

Victor Rossetti House, Paul R. Williams, Architect 1928

 

Midtown School – 4155 Russell Avenue, HCM #553 (11/12/1991).  Architect: John Lautner

Midtown School, John Lautner, Architect 1960

 

Appel House – 5730 Spring Oak Drive, HCM #1080 (1/27/2015)

Appel Estate, Lawrence B. Clapp, Architect 1938 (1)

Appel Estate, Lawrence B. Clapp, Architect 1938 (2)

 

KCET Studios (Monogram Studio) – 4401 Sunset Boulevard, HCM #198 (9/20/1978)

KCET Studios c.1920

KCET Studios LA HCM #198 (1)

 

Gillespie House – 5863 Tuxedo Terrace, HCM #1094 (8/5/2015)

Gillespie House

Gillespie House 3

 

Frederick A. Hanson Residence – 5867 Tuxedo Terrace, HCM #1031 (5/22/2013)

Frederick A. Hanson Residence

 

Samuel-Novarro House – 5609 Valley Oak Drive, HCM #130 (7/17/1974).  Architect:  Lloyd Wright

Samuel-Navarro House, Lloyd Wright, Architect 1928

 

Moreton Bay Fig Trees  Vermont Avenue N. of Los Feliz, HCM #940 (1/14/2009)

Moreton Bay Fig Trees, HCM #940

 

Petitfils Residence – 2441 Vermont Avenue/4519 Cockerham Drive, HCM #916  (4/8/2008).   Architect: Wallace Neff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

McTernan Residence – 2226 N. Wayne Drive, HCM #1065 (4/2/2014)

McTernan House, David Hyun Architect 1960; DesignVidal (remodel) 2010

McTernan House, David Hyun Architect 1960; DesignVidal (remodel) 2010 (2)

McTernan House, David Hyun Architect 1960; DesignVidal (remodel) 2010 (2)

McTernan House, David Hyun Architect 1960; DesignVidal (remodel) 2010 HCM 1065

 

Sam & Jane Taylor Residence – 3235-3247 Waverly Drive, HMC # 1216 (11/25/20)  Architect: J. R. Davidson

Photo by Julius Shulman

The following are Federal/State landmarks:

Franklin Townhouses – 5620-5640 Franklin Ave Avenue, (ZI-2453)

Franklin Plaza Apartments 

 

Trianon Apartments – 1750-1754 Serrano Avenue (ZI-2467)

Trianon Apartments, Leland E. Bryant, Architect 1928 (2)