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Brand Park, Memory Garden
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Brand Park, Memory Garden
Location 15174 San Fernando Mission Blvd.
Built November 4, 1920
Designated Jan. 11, 1935
Reference no. 150
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Brand Park Sign.

Brand Park is a recreation facility in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California. It is located directly south of the Mission San Fernando Rey de España. Its western section contains the historic Brand Park Memory Garden along with the Brand Park Community Center which is used as a multi-purpose area for events. In its eastern section there are grass fields, two baseball diamonds, and a parking lot.


Historic American Buildings Survey Photographed by Henry F. Withey March 1936 FOUNTAIN AND STATUE IN MISSION PARK AND MISSION MONASTERY (SOUTH FRONT) - Mission San Fernando Rey HABS CAL,19-SANF,2C-1
A photo of one of the fountains in Brand Park as well as the statue of Junípero Serra taken by Henry F. Withey in March 1936.

The park is named after Leslie Brand, a developer who owned property near the mission. He donated a portion of this land to the City of Los Angeles in 1920; this portion became Brand Park.The Brand Park, Memory Garden was designated a California Historic Landmark (No.150) on Jan. 11, 1935.

State marker

  • NO. 150 BRAND PARK (MEMORY GARDEN) - Brand Park, also called Memory Garden, was given to the city for a park November 4, 1920. It is a part of the original land grant of Mission San Fernando de Rey de España, and the colorful and picturesque atmosphere of the early California missions is preserved in Memory Garden.
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