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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Glendale, California

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Glendale is in Los Angeles County
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1California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 75 — McCall’s House
Built in 1936. French revival-style design adapted by local architect Merrill Baird and featured as the “Home of the Month” in the September 1936 issue of McCall's magazine.Map (db m173521) HM
2California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 84 — 1441 Royal BoulevardGlendale Register of Historic Resources No. 84
Built in 1931. Excellent example of Spanish Colonial Revival style architecture due to its outstanding design and retention of character-defining features.Map (db m174062) HM
3California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 111 — Adams Square Gas Station
Built in 1936 by Richfield Oil Corporation. Rare surviving example of a streamline moderne gas station, significant for its association with the development of Southern California car culture.Map (db m140830) HM
4California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Alex Theatre
Alex Theatre has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. 1925 Theatre Building — Arthur G. Lindley & Charles R. Selkirk, architects. 1940 Marquee & Tower — S. . . . Map (db m145347) HM
5California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Bel Aire727 Kenneth Road
Built in 1922 by Mattison Boyd Jones, businessman, politician, and community leader. Home and gardens frequently used as background for motion pictures, television, and commercial filming.Map (db m163467) HM
6California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 98 — Burkhard House
Built in 1949. Designed by Paul Burkhard, Jr. Modern style home built for former mayor Paul Burkhard, Sr.Map (db m173519) HM
7California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 235 — Casa Adobe de San Rafael
Built by Tomás and Maria Sanchez, 1865-1871. Restored by the City of Glendale, 1932. California Historical Landmark No. 235.Map (db m145352) HM
8California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 87 — Casa de Carmen
Built in 1925. Exemplary Spanish Colonial Revival home with elements of Moorish and Pueblo Revival styles. Built for local businessman Robert Jensen. Named for Mrs. Carmen Issai Ovanesian, noted local philanthropist for children's causes.Map (db m173515) HM
9California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Doctors’ HouseCirca 1890
The Doctors’ House, a Glendale Landmark, is named for the three prominent physicians Dr. G.V. Bogue, Dr. D.W. Hunt, and Dr. A.L. Bryant, and for Dr. L.H. Hurtt, chemist, who made it their home. One of the few remaining residences of Queen Anne . . . Map (db m156338) HM
10California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — El Miradero"A high place overlooking a wide view" — Constructed 1903 —
Known as Brand's Castle Home of L.C. Brand-Pioneer and Prominent developer in Glendale Design by Nathaniel Dryden Historical "City of Glendale California" LandmarkMap (db m56191) HM
11California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Glendale Station ClockOak of Peace
The General Andres Pico Oak Tree once stood in Rancho San Rafael in an area that later became part of the City of Glendale. This tree played a significant role in the history of California. On January 11, 1847, representatives of Los Estados Unidos . . . Map (db m128302) HM
12California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Goode House
Built in the 1880’s. One of the last remaining examples of Queen Anne-Eastlake architectural style in Glendale. Home of Ed Goode, 1897-1917. Outstanding community leader.Map (db m143602) HM
13California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Grand Central Air Terminal1930
Grand Central Air Terminal is an intact example of an early airport passenger terminal and serves as a physical record of pivotal events that helped shape the development of air travel and the aviation industry in Southern California. The air . . . Map (db m137664) HM
14California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 25 — HomelandBuilt in 1926
Mansion built by W. F. Markham, developer and inventor of the Markham Air Rifle at Plymouth, Michigan in 1886. Gardens formerly used as bird sanctuary.Map (db m137558) HM
15California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Korean Comfort Women StatuePeace Monument
In Memory of more than 200,000 Asian and Dutch women who were removed from their homes in Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, East Timor, and Indonesia, to be coerced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Armed . . . Map (db m138945) HM WM
16California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 68 — Lewis House
Built in 1927. Excellent example of Mediterranean Revival architecture. Residence of world heavyweight wrestling champion Ed “Strangler” Lewis between 1933 and 1940.Map (db m137362) HM
17California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Miss American Green CrossRe-creation of the American Green Cross Monument
Miss American Green Cross was originally dedicated on May 4, 1928 to represent the American Green Cross Society. The early environmental organization was dedicated to the "saving of American's greatest asset-trees". The first chapter of the Society . . . Map (db m56198) HM
18California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 910 — Riverside Drive Bridge
Originally known as the Victory Boulevard bridge, the Riverside Drive bridge was constructed in 1938 to improve a bottleneck caused by an earlier wooden bridge. It was partially funded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Progress . . . Map (db m129133) HM
19California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 637 — San Rafael RanchoCatalina Verdugo Adobe
San Rafael Rancho, first granted to José Maria Verdugo, Oct. 20, 1784. Catalina Adobe built about 1828. And, General Andres Pico oak tree camp site, before he surrendered to General John C. Fremont, 1847.Map (db m128201) HM WM
20California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Security Trust and Savings Bank
Site of Glendale Depot of the Los Angeles Interurban Railway, 1904-1923, first six-story building in the city. Constructed by Security Trust and Savings Bank in 1923. Original property occupied by First Savings Bank of Glendale.Map (db m158123) HM
21California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Somerset Farm
Site of Somerset Farm, home of John Calvin Sherer from 1882 to 1949, an early settler and a founder of Glendale, California.Map (db m138929) HM
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Aug. 18, 2022