The Chavez Ravine Arboretum, in Elysian Park, just north of Dodger Stadium, at 929 Academy Road, Los Angeles, California, USA contains more than 1,000 varieties of trees from around the World, including what are believed to be the oldest and largest Cape Chestnut, Kauri, and Tipu trees in the United States. The Arboretum was founded in 1893 by the Los Angeles Horticultural Society, and planting of rare trees continued through the 1920s. Most of the original trees are still standing. The Arboretum was declared a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument in 1967.
Trees in the Arboretum include: Acacia dealbata, Acer campestre, Acer negundo, Baphia chrysophylla, Bauhinia forficata, Bauhinia, Chorisia insignis, Chorisia speciosa, Cryptocarya rubra, Jacaranda acutifolia, Jubaea chilensis, Juglans nigra, Lagerstroemia indica, Liquidambar formosana, Toona ciliata, Trachycarpus fortunei, Trachycarpus wagnerianus, Tristania laurina, Trithrinax acanthocoma, Ulmus americana, Umbellularia californica, Washingtonia filifera, Washingtonia robusta, Zelkova serrata etc.