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

Taft House

 
 
Taft House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 18, 2020
1. Taft House Marker
Inscription.  
Taft House and landscaping.
Shingle style.
Circa 1900. Declared 1996.
Historic-Cultural Monument No. 622, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.
 
Erected 1996 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 622.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list.
 
Location. 34° 16.332′ N, 118° 29.831′ W. Marker is in Granada Hills, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on San Fernando Mission Boulevard 0.3 miles east of Balboa Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16745 San Fernando Mission Blvd, Granada Hills CA 91344, 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. Lopez Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Andres Pico Adobe (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ranchito Romulo (approx. 1.8 miles away);
Taft House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 18, 2020
2. Taft House and Marker
This Fountain (approx. 2 miles away); Fray Fermin Francisco de Lasuen, O.F.M. (approx. 2 miles away); San Fernando Mission (approx. 2 miles away); National Day of Remembrance (approx. 2 miles away); Mission San Fernando Rey de España (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The two-story Dutch colonial revival house was built in the late 1800s at Hollywood Blvd and Canyon Drive in Hollywood. It was home to Mary Taft, an early 1900s philanthropist and Los Angeles socialite. In 1942 the house was moved to make way for construction of the Hollywood Freeway.
 
Taft House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 18, 2020
3. Taft House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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