Structure Type: built works - religious structures

Designers: Aldrich, Clarence, Architect (firm); Clarence Nelson Aldrich (architect)

Dates: [unspecified]

Angelus Abbey Mausoleum, Compton, CA


The Angelus Mausoleum had an exotic design, suggesting Moorish precedents.

Building Notes

The Angelus Abbey Mausoleum appeared in an advertisement for Truscon Waterproofing products, in the 02/1930 issue of Architectural Record, vol. 67, no. 2, p. 2. The text describing the Compton mausoleum stated: "Angelus Abbey Mausoleum, Compton, Calif. Ten tons of Truscon Waterproofing Paste used to waterproof all floors and crypts. Architect--Clarence Aldrich. Long Beach, California; Contractor--Chas. Fink, Long Beach, California." (See "Bar Moisture and Your Bar Decay," Architectural Record, vol. 67, no. 2, 02/1930, p. 2.)

PCAD id: 19629