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

Courtney Desmond Estate

 
 
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By Craig Baker, October 3, 2021
1. Courtney Desmond Estate Marker
Inscription.  Spanish / Mediterranean Revival style, Frank H. Harding and George J. Adams, architects. Built 1926. Declared 1989, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 445, Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles.
 
Erected 1989 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 445.)
 
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 1926.
 
Location. 34° 6.188′ N, 118° 21.45′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Courtney Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Hollywood Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1807 Courtney 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. Wattles Park Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stahl House (approx. ¾ mile away); “Love Street” (approx. 0.8 miles away); Plummer Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (approx. 0.9
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By Craig Baker, October 3, 2021
2. Courtney Desmond Estate Marker
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miles away); C. C. Brown’s Ice Cream (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Hollywood Reporter (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charlie Chaplin Studio (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
Regarding Courtney Desmond Estate. Once the home of actress Margaret Hamilton, who was the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz.
The home is private property, not open to the public.
 
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By Craig Baker, October 3, 2021
3. Courtney Desmond Estate
Hidden behind landscaping.
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By Craig Baker, 2017
4. Courtney Desmond Estate
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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