Historic Landmarks in Whittier

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Southern Pacific Railroad DepotLocal 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.

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

1st NationalCalifornia Register of Historical Resources

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

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

Pio Pico CasaNational Register of Historic Places

Whittier has seven designated historic landmarks listed on National Register of Historic Places. See more detailed information about those resources 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

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