Historic Landmarks in Whittier

City of Whittier Local Official Register of Historic Resources

The City of Whittier currently has 48 locally designated historic landmarks and four historic districts. Some of these resources are also listed on the California Register of Historic Resources and/or on the National Register of Historic Places. Click on the address links below to see a photograph of each resource and read more about it.

Southern Pacific Railroad Depot

Address/Location

Name

Date Designated

5538 Acacia Ave     Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6054 Alta Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13443 Bailey St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13464 Bailey St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13514 Bailey St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13533 Bailey St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

13019 Bailey St.

The Monterey Building

Jun. 26, 2001

13424 Beverly Blvd. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

13537 Beverly Blvd.

Leslie/ Myers House

Aug. 10, 2004

5818 Bright Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
5844 Bright Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
5847 Bright Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6042 Bright Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6055 Bright Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

5810 Bright Ave.

Eason House

Oct. 22, 2002

6235 Bright Ave.

Stokes/Sullens House

Jan. 14, 1997

6317 Bright Ave.

Seelt House

Dec. 9, 1997

6516 Bright Ave.

Briggs House

Aug. 22, 1989

6523 Bright Ave.

Chase House

Sept. 25, 1991

13223 Broadway Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

13421 Camilla St.

Bailey House

Sept. 25, 1991

7339 College Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

7332 College Ave.

McGee House

Apr. 22, 2003

7758 College Ave.

Simon Murphy House

Sept. 25, 1991

8310 Comstock Ave.

Jordan House

Sept. 25, 1991

12348 Dorland St.

Dorland House

Sept. 25, 1991

13606 Earlham Dr. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6536 Friends Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
5810 Friends Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
5821 Friends Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
5837 Friends Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6011 Friends Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6212 Friends Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6313 Friends Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6327 Friends Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

6056 Friends Ave.

Barr House

Nov. 28, 2000

6546 Friends Ave.

Sheridan House

Dec. 9, 1997

6554 Friends Ave.

Johnson-Harrison House

Sept. 7, 1989

6706 Friends Ave.

Former Whittier Women's Club

Apr. 22, 1993

6237 Greenleaf Ave.

Guirado House

Sept. 25, 1991

6754 Greenleaf Ave.

National Trust and Savings Bank

Apr. 13, 1993

7040 Greenleaf Ave.

Former Wardman Theater

May 4, 1993

7333 Greenleaf Ave. (Formerly 11825 Bailey St.)

Southern Pacific Railroad Depot

Dec. 8, 1986

13007 Hadley St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13218 Hadley St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13225 Hadley St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13302 Hadley St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13310 Hadley St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13420 Hadley St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13440 Hadley St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

12025 Hadley St.

Cool-a-Coo Ice Cream Plant

May 4, 1993

6316 Haviland Ave.     Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6013 Hoover Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

13648 La Cuarta

Strawbridge House

Nov. 11, 1997

14932 La Cuarta

Mauro Residence

Sept. 14, 2004

8600 La Tremolina Ln.

Wellesley House

Sept. 25, 1991

13634 Mar Vista St.

Holton-Haendiges Residence and Barn/Guest House

Sept. 13, 2005

8201 Michigan Ave.

Williams House

Jan. 11, 2000

7058 Milton Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6532 Newlin Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6706 Newlin Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6716 Newlin Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
7315 Newlin Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

11706 North Circle Dr.

S.C. Hookstratten Residence

Jul. 28, 1998

11114 Orange Dr.

Strong House/Ranchito Del Fuerte

Sept. 11, 1991

6221 Painter Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6222 Painter Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6258 Painter Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6315 Painter Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6331 Painter Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6353 Painter Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6354 Painter Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

5821 Painter Ave.

Coppock House

Oct. 23, 2001

6045 Painter Ave.

Smullins House

May 4, 1993

6324 Painter Ave.

Batson House

Sept. 22. 1998

13709 Penn St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

13033 Penn St.

Standard Oil Building

Sept. 25, 1991

12408 Philadelphia St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

13002 Philadelphia St.

Former First National Bank and Bank of America

Sept. 25, 1991

13406 Philadelphia St.

Mendenhall Hall at Whittier College

May 4, 1993

6526 Pickering Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6736 Pickering Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

6732 Pickering Ave.

Knupp House

May 27, 1997

14148 Second St.

East Whittier Women's Club

Sept. 25, 1991

13542 Starbuck St. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

13952 Summit Dr.

Aubrey Wardman House

Sept. 25, 1991

13535 Sycamore Dr. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
13536 Terrace Pl. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
5814 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
5821 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
5826 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6022 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6050 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6521 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6522 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
6547 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015
7032 Washington Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

5813 Washington Ave.

Warner/Snyder House

Dec. 7, 2004

6318 Washington Ave.

Rios House

Mar. 1995

6513 Washington Ave.

Osmun House

Oct. 28, 1997

6537 Washington Ave.

Charles Sutherland House

Sept. 25, 1991

6543 Washington Ave.

Thornburgh House

Sept. 11, 2001

7055 Washington Ave.

Landreth-Harrington House

May 4, 1993

7056 Washington Ave.

St. Matthias Episcopal Church

Jul.1994

7332 Whittier Ave. Residential Historic Resources Survey (2013) July 7, 2015

12300 Whittier Blvd.

Whittier Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree

1994

12327 Whittier Blvd.

Former Citrus Association Packing House

Sept. 25, 1991

6743 Worsham Dr.

Swain House

Sept. 12, 2000

6799 Worsham Dr.

Stoody House

Dec. 18, 2001

To view building, structures and objects determined eligible for local landmark designation, click here.

California Register of Historical Resources

Whittier has a total of 24 eligible and designated historic landmarks on the California Register of Historic Resources:

1st National Bank/Bank of America Building, 1928

Address/Location

Name

Year Designated

7257 Bright Avenue

Standard Oil Building

1980

13421 E. Camilla St.

Jonathan Bailey House

1977

8310 Comstock Ave.

Orin L. Jordan House

1980

6554 Friends Ave.

Johnson-Harrison House

1989

6355 Greenleaf Ave.

Whittier First Christian Church

2001

7035 Greenleaf Ave.

Hoover Hotel

2002

7333 Greenleaf Ave.

Southern Pacific Railroad Depot

2005

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building B, Whittier High School Science Bldg.

 

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building D, Whittier High School Library

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building EJ, Whittier High School Girl’s Locker Room

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building H, Whittier High School Commerce Bldg.

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building I, Whittier High School Auditorium

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building MN, Whittier High School Cafeteria/Annex

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building Q, Whittier High School Metal/Crafts Bldg.

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building S, Whittier High School Auto/Machine Shop

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building T, Whittier High School Radio Shop

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building V, Whittier High School Art Bldg.

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Building W, Whittier High School Wood/Print Shop

1996

12417 E Philadelphia Ave.

Whittier Union High School

1996

13002 Philadelphia St.

First National Bank of Whittier

2007

6003 Pioneer Blvd.

Casa De Governor Pio Pico

1973

11850 Whittier Blvd.

Fred C. Nelles School (Department of Youth Authority) Administrative Building

1994

11850 Whittier Blvd.

Fred C. Nelles School (Department of Youth Authority) Superintendent’s House

1994

11850 Whittier Blvd.

Fred C. Nelles School (Department of Youth Authority)

1994

To identify Whittier properties and their respective historic resource status codes assigned to them by the California State Historic Preservation Office, click here.

To see the definitions of all California Historical Resource Status Codes, click here.

National Register of Historic Places

Governor Pio Pico Casa, 1853

Whittier has seven designated historic landmarks listed on National Register of Historic Places. For more detailed information about those resources, click here.  The Whittier properties currently designated on the National Register of Historic Places are as follows:

Address/Location

Name

Year Designated

7257 Bright Avenue

Standard Oil Building

1980

13421 Camilla St.

Jonathan Bailey House/Thomas Ranch

1977

8310 Comstock Ave.

Jordan House

1980

7035 Greenleaf Ave.

Hoover Hotel

2002

 7333 Greenleaf Ave.

Whittier Southern Pacific Railroad Depot

2005

13002 Philadelphia St.

First National Bank/ Bank of America Building

1982

 6003 Pioneer Blvd.

Pio Pico Casa

1973