Ventura in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erle Stanley Gardnerís Law Office
Gardner (1889-1970) patterned the office of his character Perry Mason after his own office in Suite 306 of this building. Gardner, a resident of Ventura until 1933, is cited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the #1 best selling author of all time.
This plaque was provided in Mr. Gardnerís memory by his wife Mrs. Jean Gardner, his daughter Grace Naso, his secretary Ruth Sophia Moore, the Downtown Lions Club, John Anthony Miller, and the building owners Mr. & Mrs. James Brucker.
Erected 1995 by City of San Buenaventura Historical Preservation Committee. (Marker Number 86.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment.
Location. 34° 16.829′ N, 119° 17.591′ W. Marker is in Ventura, California, in Ventura County. Marker is at the intersection of California Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on California Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 S California Street, Ventura CA 93001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerJack Rose (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Groene Building (about 500 feet away); Dr. Cunane House (about 500 feet away); Ventura Theatre (about 500 feet away); Old County Court House (about 600 feet away); Dacy Fazio House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bard Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); 632 E. Thompson Boulevard (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ventura.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.