10-8-2016, visit the Homestead Museum and tour the Workman House and La Casa Nueva. The meuseum is located at 15415 East Do Julian Road, City of Industry, CA 91745.
Workman House adobe was built in 1841 with three rooms by William Workaman and continue adding more room until 1870. It is believed that the house was designed by early Los Angeles architect Ezra Kysor. The Workman House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a California State Historic Landmark.
La Casa Nueva "the new house" was built by Walter P. Temple and his wife Laura between 1922 and 1927, this 12,400-square-foot Spanish Colonial Revival mansion is noted for its fine architectural crafts, including stained glass, ceramic tile, wrought iron, and carved wood. THe building was designed by Los Angeles architects Walker and Eisen and later constructed Roy Seldon Price. The 12,400-square-foot Spanish Colonial Revival mansion is noted for its fine architectural crafts, including stained glass, ceramic tile, wrought iron, and carved wood. City of Industry acquired the building in 1960s.
10082016Homestead Museum15415 East Do Julian RoadCity of IndustryLos Angeles CountyCaliforniaUSAMuseumHistoric LandmarkCalifornia Historical LandmarkNational Register of Historic PlacesU. S. Department of the InteriorKaren Connolly