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

Sepulveda House

1887

 

— El Pueblo de Los Angeles —

 
Sepulveda House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
1. Sepulveda House Marker
Inscription.  Eloisa Martinez de Sepulveda built this Eastlake Victorian style structure for use as stores and as a boarding house. After Olvera Street had been transformed into a Mexican marketplace in 1930, the cellar and first floor of this building were rented out to artisans and shopkeepers while the second floor became a center for craftsmen and artists, and boasted an import shop and tea room. During the 1930s, the Yale Puppeteers maintained a theater on the first floor and in World War II it housed a USO Canteen. Now it serves as the Park’s Visitors’ and Orientation Center and has exhibits illustrating life in Los Angeles in the 1890s.
 
Erected by El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 34° 3.452′ N, 118° 14.279′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Olvera Street south of Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Headquarters of Commander Robert Field Stockton (a
Sepulveda House Olvera Street Facade image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
2. Sepulveda House Olvera Street Facade
few steps from this marker); Old Winery (a few steps from this marker); Pelanconi House (a few steps from this marker); Avila Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Pure Water from Many Sources (within shouting distance of this marker); Sister Squares (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Sepulveda House (within shouting distance of this marker); Zanja Madre (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
More about this marker. There is a duplicate of this marker on the Main Street facade.
 
Sepulveda House - Main Street Facade image. Click for full size.
By J.J. Prats, December 4, 2018
3. Sepulveda House - Main Street Facade
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 22, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on December 29, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.
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