North Hollywood in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
George Barris Place
Recognized as “King of Kustom Cars”, George Barris has been designing and building “kustom” and celebrity cars since the 1940's.
Erected by City of Los Angeles.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 34° 9.142′ N, 118° 21.958′ W. Marker is in North Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Riverton Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Riverside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10811 Riverside Dr, North Hollywood CA 91602, 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. El Camino Real Mission Bell (approx. half a mile away); Campo de Cahuenga (approx. 0.9 miles away); Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (approx. one mile away); Big Boy (approx. 1.1 miles away); El Portal Theatre (approx. 1.2 miles away); Amelia Earhart (approx. 1.2 miles away); Weddington FamilyAlfred Hitchcock (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Hollywood.
Regarding George Barris Place. George Barris (1925-2015) is known throughout the world as a designer and builder of many famous Hollywood custom cars, including the original Batmobile, Munster Koach, and the Beverly Hillbillies car.
The showroom museum, which includes a Batmobile and a Munster Koach, is open Wednesdays 10-4.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.