McNally Mansion in Altadena Is Postcard-Worthy History Worth Preserving

Photography by Cameron Carothers

By Lisa Johnson Mandell

The iconic, three-story Andrew McNally mansion in Altadena, CA, is now on the market for $3.79 million. A lucky buyer can live in the residence once known the world over as a recruiting tool for the Southern California lifestyle.

Born in 1838, McNally originally hailed from Northern Ireland and partnered with William Rand in the map business in Chicago in the 1860s, and became a multimillionaire with Rand-McNally.

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