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

Hiner House and Sousa Nook

 
 
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By Craig Baker, January 14, 2021
1. Hiner House Marker
Inscription.  Chalet style. Architect - Carl Boller. Built 1922. Declared 1972, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 105, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.
 
Erected 1972 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 105.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list.
 
Location. 34° 6.1′ N, 118° 12.205′ W. Marker is in Highland Park, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Figueroa Street and Sycamore Terrace, on the left when traveling north on Figueroa Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4757 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles CA 90042, 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. Charles Lummis (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southwest Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lummis Home (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Hiner House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 14, 2021
2. Hiner House Marker
The marker is to the left of the gate, above the mailbox.
Route 66 & Chicken Boy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hale House, Circa 1887 (approx. one mile away); Valley Knudsen Garden Residence (approx. one mile away); Distribution Station No. 2 (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Electric Power Pole (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
Regarding Hiner House and Sousa Nook. Edwin Hiner was a popular band leader, music instructor, founder of the music department at UCLA, and friend of John Philip Sousa, for whom the home’s rehearsal hall was named. Hiner performed concerts at Sycamore Grove Park across the street from 1922 until his death in 1948.
 
Hiner House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 14, 2021
3. Hiner House
Hiner House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 14, 2021
4. Hiner House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 16, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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