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Mapping the Most Incredible Lost Mansions of Los Angeles

For a new city, Los Angeles has an awful lot of lost architecture. From the lush rural estates of early Angeleno pioneers to the Mid-Century masterpieces of Hollywood royalty, many architectural treasures have been torn down in the name of commerce, greed, and progress. In the case of personal homes, this also means many individual stories have been almost completely forgotten—bulldozed over to make way for high-rise apartment buildings and larger, more opulent mansions. Below are a few of the most significant lost houses of Los Angeles—their stories live on, even if their walls are long gone.

Curbed LA has the full, glorious map. >>