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Valley Knudsen Garden Residence

Heritage Square

 
 
Valley Knudsen Garden Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
1. Valley Knudsen Garden Residence Marker
Inscription.  A 19th Century Mansard Style "Petite Chateau" - A gracious reminder of French influence in Los Angeles.
 
Erected by Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Arts Department, City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 65.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 34° 5.286′ N, 118° 12.49′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Homer Street half a mile south of Avenue 43. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles CA 90031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hale House, Circa 1887 (a few steps from this marker); Lummis Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles Lummis (approx. 0.8 miles away); Southwest Museum (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confluence of Waters and Cultures (approx. one mile away); Fire Station No. 1
Valley Knudsen Garden Residence image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
2. Valley Knudsen Garden Residence
Marker is to the right of the door.
(approx. one mile away); Portolá Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Route 66 & Chicken Boy (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
More about this marker. The house and marker are located in Heritage Square, open Fri-Sun 11:30-4:30.
 
Regarding Valley Knudsen Garden Residence. Heritage Square has eight historic buildings from the late 1800’s, including five homes, a carriage barn, a church, and a railroad depot. All were relocated to this location. Two have historical markers.
 
Also see . . .  Heritage Square. History and features of each building, and information about tours, hours, admission, etc. (Submitted on May 9, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.) 
 
Heritage Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
3. Heritage Square Marker
A haven for Victorian structures preserved for the enjoyment of future generations. Established in 1969 by the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Board.
Heritage Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
4. Heritage Square Marker
Entrance to Heritage Square image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
5. Entrance to Heritage Square
The Palms Railroad Station
Ford House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
6. Ford House
Perry Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
7. Perry Mansion
Colonial Drug interior image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 4, 2018
8. Colonial Drug interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 9, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   7, 8. submitted on May 21, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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