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User / Michael Locke / Higgins-Verbeck-Hirsch Mansion, John C. Austin, Architect 1902
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The mansion was originally located at 2619 Wilshire Boulevard but was moved to its current location in 1920. Designed in an elegant Victorian style, the house features classical details such as leaded glass windows, varying roof lines, a barrel-shaped turret, wrap-around porch and pyramidal and conical shapes. Designed for Hiram Higgans in 1902 by LA's most prominent architect John C. Austin, architect of the Shrine Auditorium, Griffith Park Observatory, LA City Hall and site of many feature films and television productions including: "Willard", "Two Moon Junction", "18 Again", "Nightingales", etc. Ernest Borgnine, Shirley MacLaine, George Burns, John Goodman & Jeff Bridges are just a few of the famous actors that have graced the halls of this palatial mansion.


The house was listed as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument (No. 403) in 1988. Located at 637 S. Lorraine Boulevard in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Please do not use this image in any media without my permission. © All rights reserved.
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  • Taken: Jan 24, 2016
  • Uploaded: Apr 9, 2016
  • Updated: May 1, 2019