Eagle Rock in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 2013 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 1042.)
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 1923.
Location. 34° 8.613′ N, 118° 13.005′ W. Marker is in Eagle Rock, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Hill Drive and Windermere Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Hill Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2327 Hill Dr, Los Angeles CA 90041, 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. Old Eagle Rock Branch Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eagle Rock City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Castle Crag (approx. 0.6 miles away); Somerset Farm (approx. one mile away); Barack Obama 83Verdugo Village (approx. 1½ miles away); Goode House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Adams Square Gas Station (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eagle Rock.
Regarding Egasse-Braasch House. The curves and arches, although not symmetrical, are all geometrically related, in order to create an ensemble of harmonious lines.
The Egasse-Braasch House has been known by several names over the years
The Lotus House the name that the Braasch family used for the house. There are carvings, tiles, plaster florettes and stained glass windows with the motif to this day.
The Good Will Hunting House named by neighbors when the former residents of the house became famous.
The Castle is what Matt Damon and Ben Affleck called it.
The Egasse-Braasch House named by the current owners for the architect Jean-Louis Egasse, and the name of the original family who commissioned and lived in the house from 1923 to 1978.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.