Nitt Witt Ridge. It has been called "The Poor Man's Hearst Castle" and "The Hearst Castle of Trash Art". Current owner and tour guide Michael gives tours daily at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, and 2:00 p.m. with a suggested donation of $10.00. Owner Art Beal, once an employee of Hearst Castle, spent years turning his 2 and 1/2 acre property into a modern work of art. He passed away in 1992 at the age of 96. Nit Wtt Ridge is a registered California Historical Landmark.
Places You Probably Didn't Know Were In Los Angeles Location: Rustic Canyon This abandoned Nazi base was originally built in 1933 by Winona and Norman Stephens, and came with a sizable water storage tank, fuel tank, bomb shelter, and bunkers surrounding the compound. The site is now owned by the city of Los Angeles, and despite repeated calls for its demolition, it remains a popular attraction for hikers and tourists.