April Public Tours Announced for Doheny Mansion
March 28, 2007 -- Public tours of the historic Doheny Mansion at Mount Saint Mary’s University near downtown Los Angeles will be given at 9:45 and 10:30 a.m. on April 28.
The Gothic Renaissance-style Victorian mansion was designed by Theodore Augustus Eisen and Sumner P. Hunt in 1898 and was home to the Doheny family for almost 60 years. Frequently remodeled by oil baron Edward L. and Carrie Estelle Doheny, the mansion boasts the famous Pompeian Room with iridescent Tiffany glass dome and imported Siena marble.
Public tours, which cost $25 a person, include the first floor of the mansion and surrounding grounds. The public should call 213.477.2962 to book reservations. Reporters and editors interested in touring the mansion should contact Marie Blakey in the Public Relations Department at 213.477.2505, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The mansion is located at 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, Calif. 90007.