Charles Lummis walked across the country and gained a following before becoming the editor of the Los Angeles Times. He hand built his house from 1897- the 1910s. It is... read more
The Lummis Home, a 4,000-square-foot Rustic American Craftsman stone house...
The Lummis Home, a 4,000-square-foot Rustic American Craftsman stone house built in the late 19th century, is on the National Register of Historical Places and was designated as Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument # 68 on September 2, 1970, as well as, California Historical Landmark # 531 on March 7, 1955.
The Lummis Home, El Alisal, is a familiar landmark and a point of pride in the community of Highland Park. The City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation & Parks is currently operating this site, and opens the doors to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 3pm for free tours. No reservations are required.