Kohl Mansion

Kohl Mansion (HMGYP)

Location: Burlingame, CA 94010 San Mateo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 34.947', W 122° 22.991'

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Kohl Mansion was built by C. Frederick and Elisabeth Kohl in 1914. The Tudor-style mansion, was designed by architects Howard and White. Was the centerpiece of a 40 acre estate called "The Oaks". The property originally included a carriage house, a rose garden, a tennis court, and a 150,000 gallon reservoir.

The Kohls separated in 1916 leaving the estate in the hands of caretakers. On Mr. Kohl's death in 1921, the property was bequeathed to Marion Louderbach Lord who sold it to the Sisters of Marcy in 1924 for $230,000. The sisters used the house as motherhouse and novitiate until 1931 when they added a wing of four classrooms on the northeast side and opened Mercy High School. Another wing of 13 classrooms was added in 1956.

In 1982 a complete restoration of the mansion's exterior was begun, Kohl Mansion is now operated by the Sister's of Marcy as Mercy High School for Girls and as a site for community and private events.
Placed ByAlbert Shumate, M.D., California Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 554460 N 4159667
Decimal Degrees37.58245000, -122.38318333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.947', W 122° 22.991'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 56.82" N, 122° 22' 59.46" W
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Area Code(s)415, 650
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2750 Adeline Dr, Burlingame CA 94010, US
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