Hollywood in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Wattles Park Mansion
Erected 1993 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 579.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. 34° 6.256′ N, 118° 21.28′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Curson Avenue, 0.2 miles north of Hollywood Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1824 N Curson Ave, Los Angeles CA 90046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courtney Desmond Estate (approx. 0.2 miles away); C. C. Brown’s Ice Cream (approx. ¾ mile away); Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (approx. ¾ mile away); The Hollywood Reporter (approx. ¾ mile The Magic Castle (approx. ¾ mile away); Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (approx. ¾ mile away); Chinese Heaven Dogs (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charlie Chaplin Studio (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
Regarding Wattles Park Mansion. Originally known as Jualita, the estate has been recognized as the only remaining intact example of the once plentiful Hollywood estates from the period preceding the film industry.
It was built in 1907 by wealthy Omaha Nebraska banker Gurdon Wattles as a winter home. It is now a city park.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.