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SISTER AIMEE’S CASTLE

Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson commissioned the 4,400-square-foot moorish revival house in Lake Elsinore, complete with escape routes (in case of unwanted media attention).    

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HERITAGE SQUARE

Established in 1969 in response to the rapid destruction of historic landmarks and neighborhoods, Heritage Square is the place where LA’s threatened historic homes can finally find permanent refuge.      

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CABOT’S OLD INDIAN PUEBLO

Cabot Abram Yerxa spent 24 years building his impressive Hopi-style pueblo after discovering the original hot spring that gave Desert Hot Springs its name.

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ROBINSON GARDENS

The six-acre estate & gardens in Beverly Hills that the Robinson Department Stores bought.      

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LEONIS ADOBE MUSEUM

Built in 1844, the adobe is one of the oldest surviving private residences in LA County and one of the oldest surviving buildings in the San Fernando Valley.      

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CAL-EARTH INSTITUTE

The California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture in Hesperia, CA.      

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EL MIRADERO

Brand Park and the Gates of Miradero: The Strange Life of Glendale’s First Family.      

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DEATH VALLEY RANCH: DVNP

Better known as Scotty’s Castle, although it was neither a castle nor Scotty’s.      

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TONGVA PARK

West Coast High Line Design      

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WATERWORKS MUSEUM

The Waterworks Museum interprets unique stories of one of the country’s first metropolitan water systems through exhibitions and educational programs on engineering, architecture, social history, and public health.      

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