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Glendale in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lewis House

 
 
Lewis House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 18, 2019
1. Lewis House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1927. Excellent example of Mediterranean Revival architecture. Residence of world heavyweight wrestling champion Ed "Strangler” Lewis between 1933 and 1940.
 
Erected by City of Glendale. (Marker Number 68.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSports.
 
Location. 34° 10.026′ N, 118° 14.06′ W. Marker is in Glendale, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Royal Boulevard north of Del Monte Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1415 Royal Blvd, Glendale CA 91207, 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. Homeland (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); San Rafael Rancho (approx. 0.9 miles away); Goode House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Casa Adobe de San Rafael (approx. 1.7 miles away); Alex Theatre (approx. 1.7 miles away); Security Trust and Savings Bank (approx. 1.8 miles away); Korean Comfort Women Statue
Lewis House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 18, 2019
2. Lewis House
The marker is to the left of the garage door.
(approx. 2 miles away); Somerset Farm (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
 
More about this marker. Royal Blvd is a residential street with a number of historic homes, some with markers.
 
<i>"Strangler" Lewis (above) Wrestling With His Sparring Partner</i> image. Click for full size.
International Newsreel, New York (courtesy of the New York Public Library), circa 1920
3. "Strangler" Lewis (above) Wrestling With His Sparring Partner
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on August 3, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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