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Title
Bronze elephants at Bernheimer Estate
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1939
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
The 1924 Bernheimer Estate, located at 16980 Sunset Blvd in Pacific Palisades, which was designed to resemble a pagoda and housed a collection of oriental art, was demolished in the late 1950s. The Bernheimer Gardens flourished as a tourist attraction until 1941, when public opinion changed due to WWII. Eventually the gardens fell victim to two major landslides and were destroyed. Brothers Charles and Aldoph Bernheimer built a second Japanese estate and gardens in Hollywood, now home to Yamashiro restaurant.
Bronze elephants are crossing water on a tree log.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00030548
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Pacific Palisades-Residences-Bernheimer (Gardens).; 13 (9421)
CARL0000032409
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/95452
Subject
Bernheimer Estate (Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dwellings--California--Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles)
Architecture, Domestic--California--Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles)--Japanese influences
Gardens, Japanese--California--Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles)
Gardens, Miniature--California--Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles)
Elephants--Statues--California--Los Angeles
Statues--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles)
Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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