Homes of Famous Carmelites Map

Staff Pick

The library has created a new resource for exploring Carmel history: an interactive map of the houses of famous Carmelites, including author Mary Hunter Austin, painter Chang Dai-Chien, architect Charles Sumner Greene and blacksmith Francis Whitaker.

Further information on the houses listed and their inhabitants can be found here.

This is an ongoing projects, and suggestions for additions, corrections and questions are welcome! Please contact the library at

(As you explore, remember that these houses are still private homes, and please be courteous to the current residents!)