Lummis House (in 2012)
|Location||200 E. Ave. 43, Los Angeles, California|
|Architect||Lummis, Charles F.|
|Architectural style||Rustic American Craftsman, & no style listed|
|NRHP Reference #||71000148|
|Added to NRHP||May 6, 1971|
|Designated LAHCM||September 2, 1970|
Lummis House, also known as El Alisal, is a Rustic American Craftsman stone house built by Charles Fletcher Lummis in the late 19th Century. It is located near the Arroyo Seco, in Northeast Los Angeles, Southern California. The house's name means alder grove in Spanish.
The Lummis House is operated by the Historical Society of Southern California as a historic house museum. The exterior of the house is built of arroyo stone. The house originally contained a stone tower, but that was later demolished. The interior contains some of Lummis' collection of artifacts, as well as copies of many of his books. The museum is open to the public for tours.
- Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments on the East and Northeast Sides
- List of Registered Historic Places in Los Angeles
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- "Lummis House". Office of Historical Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-09-06.
- William Bright; Erwin Gustav Gudde (30 November 1998). 1500 California place names: their origin and meaning. University of California Press. p. 13. ISBN 978-0-520-21271-8. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
Media related to Lummis House at Wikimedia Commons
- Charles F. Lummis Home (El Alisal) and Garden - via Historical Society of Southern California website.
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