“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Burbank in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

The Bungalow

The Walt Disney Studios

The Bungalow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker
1. The Bungalow Marker
The Bungalow was built in 1935 as the original home of the Disney Publicity and Comic Strip Departments. It was constructed at the Disney Studios on Hyperion Avenue in Hollywood and moved to the Burbank location as part of the construction in 1939-1940.

At the Disney Burbank lot, the building housed many of the support services. Payroll, Publicity Support, Traffic and finally the Post Office were located in the building.

The structure is the last remaining example of the “California Bungalow” type architecture that remains from the Hyperion studio facility. Its attractive style and utility, starting in the early years of the company, give it a special place in the history of the Disney lot.
Erected 1990 by The Walt Disney Studios.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 34° 9.378′ N, 118° 19.583′ W. Marker is in Burbank, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be
The Bungalow image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker
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reached from the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Alameda Avenue, on the right when traveling north. The studio property is not open to the public. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 S Buena Vista St, Burbank CA 91521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fantasia Stage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stage Two (about 300 feet away); The Shorts Building (about 400 feet away); Stage Three (about 600 feet away); The Animation Building (about 600 feet away); Huey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnny Carson Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Writers Building (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burbank.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. - Hyperion Studio location
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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Jun. 25, 2022