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Title
Edward L. Doheny Residence, Chester Place
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Architects Theodore Augustus Eisen and Sumner P. Hunt originally designed the estate for Oliver Posey in 1899-1900, but Mr. Doheny bought it in 1901. It includes 22 rooms and the first privately owned elevator in Los Angeles. Following Mrs. Doheny's death in 1958 the residence passed to the Catholic Church, and in 1962 became the Doheny campus of Mount St. Mary's College.
Partial view of the vine-covered estate of Edward L. and Carrie Estelle Doheny, located at 8 Chester Place in the West Adams district. Various palms and plants are seen in this view of the estate grounds.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00061661
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Residences-Doheny, Edward Laurence; N-000-402 5x7
CARL0000066026
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/106429
Subject
Doheny, Edward L.--(Edward Laurence),--1856-1935--Homes and haunts
Doheny Mansion (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dwellings--California--West Adams (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--West Adams (Los Angeles)
Palms--California--Los Angeles
Gated communities--California--Los Angeles
Gothic revival (Architecture)--California--West Adams (Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Chester Place (Los Angeles, Calif.)
West Adams (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hunt & Eisen

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