Valley Village in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The David Familian Chapel
The first structure built as a synagogue in the San Fernando Valley on land donated by the family of Nathan and Vera Blumberg. The modern Georgian building, designed by architect Herman Light, was the gift of George and Isadore Familian in memory of their father. The eleven stained glass windows, designed by artist Mischa Kallis, depict major Jewish holidays.
Dedicated November 7, 1949; Rededicated November 7, 1999.
State of California Point of Historical Interest, designated August 6, 1999, No. LAN-063.
Erected 1999. (Marker Number 199.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 6, 1999.
Location. 34° 10.277′ N, 118° 23.781′ W. Marker is in Valley Village, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Laurel Canyon Boulevard just south of Burbank Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Located in the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12020 Burbank Blvd, Valley Village CA 91607, 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. North Hollywood Park (approx. one mile away); Fire Station No. 60 (approx. one mile away); Amelia Earhart (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lankershim Train Depot (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Great Wall of Los Angeles (approx. 1.2 miles away); Harry Chandler (approx. 1.2 miles away); Weddington Family (approx. 1.2 miles away); El Portal Theatre (approx. 1.2 miles away).
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 31 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.