Know Your City No. 30 — Courtyard of Casa de Adobe
December 1955: This image of the courtyard of Casa de Adobe appeared in the Dec. 17, 1955, Los Angeles Times. This photo was part of the Know Your City photography series. The original caption reported:
KNOW YOUR CITY, NO. 30– This is sort of killing two birds with one stone. If you can guess what’s in the foreground, surely you’ll recognize the building on the hill behind it. Don’t let it put the Indian sign on you. Answer is on Page 5, Part11.
ANSWER: In the foreground of the photo is the patio of the Casa de Adobe at 4603 N Figueroa St., an authentic replica of one of the city’s first homes and which is part of the Southwest Museum, the building on the hill behind it.
The Casa de Adobe was declared Historic-Cultural Monument No. 493 by the City of Los Angeles in 1990. The Southwest Museum is No. 283 on the same list.
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