Designation As Historic Site
Leonis Adobe is one of only four surviving adobe residences remaining in the San Fernando Valley. It has been listed as a historic building at the city and national level as follows:
- When the Los Angeles Cultural Historical Board was formed in 1962, Leonis Adobe was the first site designated as a Historic-Cultural Monument. By 2007, there were nearly 900 separately numbered sites that had received the designation, but Leonis Adobe has the prestige of having been designated as Historic-Cultural Monument #1.
- In 1975, the adobe was listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
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