Casa Castro, Historic Monterey Mesa
Photo Accession CV # 84-002-0001
Original print 5x8"
By Charles C. Pierce # 326, a Los Angeles photographer
Monterey 19Th Century Historic photo collection.
Monterey 20Th Century Historic photo collection.
The Casa Castro was built in the early nineteenth century. And is one of the oldest homes in Monterey. Built on the
Monterey Mesa over looking Lake Estero and the San Carlos Church.
Gouverneur Morris and his wife purchased the property in the early 1920s. In 1936, the property came into the ownership of Thomas Albert Work, Sr. The Work name has been associated with La Mirada for fifty years. It is now the site of La Mirada of the Monterey Museum of Art's.
We have the largest collection of historical photos of the Monterey Bay area and it's history from 1865- today.
We also have photos of the Custom House, Colton Hall, Larkin House,Robert Louis Stevenson House, Merritt House, Casa Soberanes, Alvarado Adobe and most of the early adobes of Monterey.
Holdings: over 5,000 historical photographs of the Monterey area 28,000 photos of Monterey County. And over 30,000 digitized and cataloged in our database.
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Prints are available from 11x14 to 40x60
All images are also available for editorial downloads and one-time editorial use.
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