McCarthy Album 04, Photograph 095
The Magic Castle and the Bernheimer Residence, Los Angeles
Caption: "Millionaire Residences -- Los Angeles.," c. 1915-1916. Shows view from street of the "Magic Castle," a chateau-style residence built in 1909 by Rollin B. Lane. The building is now used as a night club and performance venue for magicians, and houses the Academy of Magical Arts. A mansion built by brothers Adolph and Eugene Bernheimer in 1914 can be seen on a hill above, displaying Asian influences in its architecture.
Los Angeles, California
Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996.
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Image of a photograph within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)
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