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

Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society

“The Onion”

 
 
Unitarian Universalist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2017
1. Unitarian Universalist Marker
Inscription.  Modern style. Frank Ehrenthal, architect. Built 1964. Declared 2010, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 975, Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles.
 
Erected 2010 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 975.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments, and the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) ⛪ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
 
Location. 34° 14.644′ N, 118° 28.553′ W. Marker is in North Hills, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Haskell Avenue north of Plummer Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9550 Haskell Ave, North Hills CA 91343, 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. National Day of Remembrance (approx. 0.3 miles away); Busch Gardens (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ranchito Romulo (approx. 1.8 miles away); Andres Pico Adobe
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By Craig Baker, August 8, 2021
2. “The Onion”
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); This Fountain (approx. 2.1 miles away); In Honor of Pioneer Aviators (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mission San Fernando Rey de España (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fray Fermin Francisco de Lasuen, O.F.M. (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society. Frank Ehrenthal, a Universalist and student of architect Richard Neutra, designed a round building where people could face each other on an equal footing.

In 1991, the community of Sepulveda was renamed North Hills.

In 2021, the property was sold to El Camino Metro church.
The marker has been moved indoors for safekeeping.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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