Hot Property | Vintage Altadena
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Hot Property | Vintage SoCal: Altadena mansion built by Andrew McNally charts a course to the late 1800s

Hot Property | Vintage Altadena

This 1888 mansion was owned by atlas publisher Andrew McNally, who often used it to entertain visitors from back East.

 (Cameron Carothers)
Hot Property | Vintage Altadena

A two-sided fireplace serves the living and sitting rooms, whose ceilings have floral stenciling.

 (Cameron Carothers)
Hot Property | Vintage Altadena

The shingled home reflects the gracious living of a multimillionaire, with its large public rooms, an open foyer with pocket doors of wood and leaded glass and a grand wooden staircase.

 (Cameron Carothers)
Hot Property | Vintage Altadena

The home reflects the gracious living of a multimillionaire, with an open foyer with pocket doors of wood and leaded glass and a grand wooden staircase.

 (Cameron Carothers)
Hot Property | Vintage Altadena
An ornate octagonal room, a three-story rotunda and an aviary are among features of Altadena’s Andrew McNally estate, built in 1888. (Cameron Carothers)
Hot Property | Vintage Altadena

The dining room is paneled with a built-in sideboard and its ownfireplace, one of seven in the house.

 (Cameron Carothers)
Hot Property | Vintage Altadena

Among the 19th century features that remain intact are carved woodwork, Douglas fir paneling, jeweled stained-glass windows, 24 functioning gas lamps and the bronze steam radiators and boiler.

 (Cameron Carothers)
Hot Property | Vintage Altadena

The more than three-quarter acre property, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007, contains an aviary.

 (Cameron Carothers)
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