Ed Lange, owner of Elysium Fields



Ed Lange, owner of Elysium Fields


Ed Lange, owner of the nudist resort Elysium Fields, which opened in 1968 on seven acres at the end of Robinson Road. Neighbors put up a huge protest, but over the years Ed became such a good neighbor the he was voted Topanga Citizen of the Year in 1995, the same year he died. A wealthy and respected man, his Los Angeles times obituary stated that "he may have done more than anyone else to bring nudism out of the shadows as a lifestyle."




PF 18


Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of Topanga Historical Society gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.




“Ed Lange, owner of Elysium Fields,” Topanga Historical Society Digital Archive, accessed February 1, 2023, https://www.topangahistoricalsociety.org/archive/document/1065.