Doheny Neighborhood, Los Angeles Photos

Clustered around Adams Blvd. between Hoover & Figueroa Streets is a heritage neighborhood north of USC & Exposition Park. At is center is the Edward L. Doheny Mansion (1899) at 8 Chester Place, home of LA's first oil millionaire, around which evolved LA's first gated community which now serves as campus of Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Near Chester Place are the Spanish Colonial Revival Saint Vincent Catholic Church (1923), the Automobile Club of Southern California (1921-3) and Stimson House (1891). Off Hoover St. are a number of Victorian mansions.

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Automobile Club of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.Tower of Automobile Club of Southern California building. Los Angeles, CA.Automobile Club of Southern California & Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.
Automobile Club of Southern California (1921-3) (2601 S. Figueroa St. at Adams Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Spanish Colonial Revival. Architect: Sumner P. Hunt of Hunt & Burns.Tower of Automobile Club of Southern California building. Los Angeles, CA.Automobile Club of Southern California & Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Saint Vincent Catholic Church (1923) (621 West Adams Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Spanish Colonial Revival. Architect: Albert C. Martin.
Towers of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Facade of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Dome of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Spanish Colonial Revival facade decorations of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.
Towers of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Facade of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Dome of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Spanish Colonial Revival facade decorations of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.
Carved angels on Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Interior of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Interior of dome painted by John B. Smeraldi in Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Saints painted in dome of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.
Carved angels on Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Interior of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Interior of dome painted by John B. Smeraldi in Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Saints painted in dome of Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.
Niche with Christ statue in Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Stained glass window in Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Stimson House. Los Angeles, CA.Richard H. Alexander house. Los Angeles, CA.
Niche with Christ statue in Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Stained glass window in Saint Vincent Catholic Church. Los Angeles, CA.Stimson House (1891) (2421 S. Figueroa St.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque & Queen Anne. Architect: Carroll H. Brown. On National Register.Richard H. Alexander house (c1888) (2119 Estrella Ave.). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Queen Anne.
Gated entrance to Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus on Chester Place. Los Angeles, CA.10 Chester Place administration mansion of Mount St. Mary's College. Los Angeles, CA.Doheny Mansion at Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.Oliver G. Posey - Edward L. Doheny Mansion. Los Angeles, CA.
Gated entrance to Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus on Chester Place. Los Angeles, CA.10 Chester Place administration mansion of Mount St. Mary's College. Los Angeles, CA.Doheny Mansion at Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.Oliver G. Posey - Edward L. Doheny Mansion (1899) (8 Chester Place). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Gothic, Tudor, & California Mission Revival. Architect: Theodore Eisen & Sumner P. Hunt.
Entry facade of Doheny Mansion. Los Angeles, CA.Gothic details of tower of Doheny Mansion. Los Angeles, CA.Iron & glass porch overhang of Doheny Mansion. Los Angeles, CA.Shingle-fronted house on Chester Place at Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.
Entry facade of Doheny Mansion. Los Angeles, CA.Gothic details of tower of Doheny Mansion. Los Angeles, CA.Iron & glass porch overhang of Doheny Mansion. Los Angeles, CA.Shingle-fronted house on Chester Place at Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.
Gothic & Romanesque arches on Doheny Campus shingle building. Los Angeles, CA.Frasmus Wilson House. Los Angeles, CA.Facade of Frasmus Wilson House at Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.Upper storey decoration of Frasmus Wilson House. Los Angeles, CA.
Gothic & Romanesque arches on Doheny Campus shingle building. Los Angeles, CA.Frasmus Wilson House (1916) (7 Chester Place). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Mission/Islamic. Architect: Dennis & Farwell.Facade of Frasmus Wilson House at Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.Upper storey decoration of Frasmus Wilson House. Los Angeles, CA.
Door surround of Frasmus Wilson House in style of Louis H. Sullivan. Los Angeles, CA.Ahmanson Commons in Chester Place heritage mansion, now Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.Child Development Center in Chester Place heritage mansion, now Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.Amat Residence former home of actress Theda Bara & then Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. Los Angeles, CA.
Door surround of Frasmus Wilson House in style of Louis H. Sullivan. Los Angeles, CA.Ahmanson Commons in Chester Place heritage mansion, now Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.Child Development Center in Chester Place heritage mansion, now Mount St. Mary's College, Doheny Campus. Los Angeles, CA.Amat Residence (1905) (649 West Adams Blvd.) former home of actress Theda Bara & then Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. Los Angeles, CA. Style: Tudor.
Forthmann House now University of Southern California's Community House. Los Angeles, CA.Salisbury House. Los Angeles, CA.Porch details of Salisbury House in LA's North University Park Historic District. Los Angeles, CA.Carvings of facade on Salisbury House. Los Angeles, CA.
Forthmann House (1880's) (2801 S. Hoover St.) now University of Southern California's Community House. Los Angeles, CA. Style: Second Empire + Queen Anne.Salisbury House (1880) (2703 S. Hoover). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Queen Anne. Architect: L.A. Smith. On National Register.Porch details of Salisbury House in LA's North University Park Historic District. Los Angeles, CA.Carvings of facade on Salisbury House. Los Angeles, CA.
William W. Cockins House now USC Center for Lifestyle & Occupation Design. Los Angeles, CA.Heritage house beside Salisbury House in LA's North University Park Historic District. Los Angeles, CA.Dome of Second Church of Christ Scientist. Los Angeles, CA.Adlai E. Stevenson birthplace house. Los Angeles, CA.
William W. Cockins House (1894) (2653 S. Hoover St.) now USC Center for Lifestyle & Occupation Design. Los Angeles, CA. Style: Queen Anne. Architect: Bradbeer & Ferris.Heritage house beside Salisbury House in LA's North University Park Historic District. Los Angeles, CA.Dome of Second Church of Christ Scientist (1908) (948 W. Adams Blvd.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Alfred Rosenheim.Adlai E. Stevenson birthplace house (1894) (2639 Monmouth Ave.). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: C.W. Wedgewood.
Felix the Cat neon sign historic landmark on car dealership on Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA.


Felix the Cat neon sign (1959) historic landmark on car dealership on Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA.



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