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Ranch style residence, Eagle Rock
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Eagle Rock is a neighborhood in northeastern Los Angeles that derives its name from a massive boulder at the district's northern edge, which contains an indentation that casts a vaguely bird-shaped shadow on the rock at certain times of day. In the 1880s Eagle Rock existed as a farming community with grand Victorian farmhouses and many exquisite Craftsman homes in charming neighborhoods. It became an independent city in 1906 and was incorporated in 1911; it also became home to Occidental College, designed by famed architect Myron Hunt, in 1914. Today several streets in Eagle Rock are lined with historic and architecturally significant homes done in the Colonial revival, English Tudor, Craftsman, Georgian, Streamline Moderne, Art Deco and Spanish/Mission style of yesteryear.
Exterior view of a Ranch style residence located on an unidentified street in Eagle Rock. This home, which sits on a sloped lot, appears to be a bit "sunken" below street level toward the right side of the house. Several trees can be seen in front of, next to, and behind the home.
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Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Eagle Rock-Residences
Dwellings--California--Eagle Rock (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Eagle Rock (Los Angeles)
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Eagle Rock (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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