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Haggarty castle interior, living room
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The J. J. Haggarty Mansion, otherwise known as Castle York, was located at 3330 W. Adams Blvd. in the fashionable West Adams section of Los Angeles. The building, of Norman Gothic architecture, was built at a cost of $100,000. Frontage was of 125 feet on south side of Adams and extended back to a depth of 500 feet. Structure itself was 92x91 feet in size. A tower planned after one of the famous towers of Windsor castle, stood forty feet in height and twenty feet in diameter rising at the northwest corner of the building. A second tower, twelve feet in diameter and fifty feet high, at the northeast corner, was copied after a famous castle in Yorkshire. The interior consisted of living room, organ loft, dining room, billiard room, sixteen bedrooms, servants' quarters, kitchens, pantries and china closets, along with numerous porches, balconies, gardens, and barns. Haggarty Mansion has since been demolished.
Photograph caption dated January 6, 1938 reads, "This is the elaborate stairway and organ loft in the Haggarty castle, in which Mrs. Haggarty still resides. The stairway was adapted from carvings in Woodsome Hall, Yorkshire, England. The castle was built at a cost of $100,000 and art objects were brought from all over the world to furnish it."
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 24 cm. on sheet 20 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 105.
Haggarty, J. J.--Homes and haunts
Dwellings--California--West Adams (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--West Adams (Los Angeles)
Gothic revival (Architecture)--California--West Adams (Los Angeles)
Living rooms--California--Los Angeles
West Adams (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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