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

Corbin Palms Model H-3

 
 
Corbin Palms Model H-3 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 15, 2021
1. Corbin Palms Model H-3 Marker
Inscription.  
Mid-Century Modern style. Palmer & Krisel, architect. George Alexander Company, builder. Built 1954.
Declared 2018, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 1163, Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles.
 
Erected 2018 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 1163.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
 
Location. 34° 10.934′ N, 118° 33.816′ W. Marker is in Woodland Hills, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Jumilla Avenue and Delano Street, on the right when traveling north on Jumilla Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6134 Jumilla Ave, Woodland Hills CA 91367, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corbin Palms House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Trapper's Lodge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Van Dekker House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Adventures of Superman (approx.
Corbin Palms Model H-3 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 15, 2021
2. Corbin Palms Model H-3 Marker
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1.4 miles away); Adams Residence (approx. 1.7 miles away); Historic Coast Redwood Grove (approx. 2˝ miles away); Canoga Park Station (approx. 2.6 miles away); Canoga Park Fire Station #72 (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodland Hills.
 
Regarding Corbin Palms Model H-3.
The Corbin Palms development, built 1953-1955, had 287 homes, some of which have been restored to original condition.

Krisel was a landscape architect as well as an architect. His plan was to provide each home with two Washingtonia palms. But Disney needed palms when building Disneyland in 1955, and bought them from anybody who had a palm tree. As a result, later homes at Corbin Palms made do with olive trees.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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