Hawthorne, California: Beach Boys Boyhood Home Monument

Site of the childhood home of Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys. Fancy monument stands in for home, which was demolished to make way for the 105 freeway.

3701 W. 119th St., Hawthorne, CA
Beach Boys California State Historic Landmark No. 1041. Just south of I-105. Take W 120th St (airport will be to the south), turn north on S. Kornblum Ave. Monument is at the end of Kornblum below the freeway.
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Beach Boys Monument.

Beach Boys Boyhood Home

Historical marker commemorates the site of the childhood home of Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys. Marker has a nice bas-relief frieze showing the Beach Boys holding a surfboard. Marker is on the site of the house which was razed in the 1980s to make room for the 105 Freeway through metropolitan Los Angeles.

[David Zaitz, 01/01/2010]

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