Homes and Gardens of the Pacific Coast

Volume II Los Angeles

edited by Frank Calvert
(bold address indicates still extant)
(*starred comments are from the book owner in 1948)

Maurice. H. Newmark    S M Newmark    Mrs. P. Newmark


004-005

E.P. Bryan (Elden P.) (real estate development)
41 Westmoreland Place
Lawsuit

Gone by mid 1940's (44)

(b Bryan and Bradford)
h 1915 p.497

 

006-007

George H. Cutts
1317 Alvarado Terrace

Mr. Cutts still lived here in 1949
(b. 1866 Vermont - (mgr real estate-1920)

h 1915 p. 670

He also owned the Cutts building in downtown L.A.


008-009

C.A. Fellows (Charles A)(railroad contractor)
1215 Westchester Place

Fair in 1949 but not too well kept*

h 1915 p. 805
Home Tel.

General Contractor 500 Central Bldg.
108 W. 6th
This 6 bedroom, 3 bathroom home has 5,616 square feet and was built in 1908.

Today


010

Robert Marsh
1119 Westchester Place

Catholic school 1947 house is fair needs paint, probably a rooming house *

h 1915 p. 1395

(Robert Marsh & Co. Real Estate)
(Robert Marsh Insurance)
Suite 200 Marsh-Strong Bldg.
112 W. 9th
View from side in 1930

razed for catholic building

 

011

M.A. Wight (Mary)
1255 Westchester Place

Widow F.D.(Frederick) Wight
h 1915 p. 2123 (1915)

This 8 bedroom, 4 bathroom home has 7,613 square feet and was built in 1907. Mary moved in sometime after 1910.

Frederick was a large sheep raiser in southern Colorado, b. 1837 in Maine


012

L.N.(Lucien) Brunswig
3528 West Adams Street

very run down by 1948*

h 1915 p. 497
Brunswig Drug Co., Pres.
Wholesale Druggists
601 N. Main

 

 

013

Secondo Guasti
3500 West Adams Street
Link Link

Secondo pres and mgr Italian Vineyard
Co h 3600 W Adams (1915) p. 950

fair to poor and for sale--next door to Brunswig*


014-017

J. J. Haggerty[sic]
John J. Haggarty
3330 West Adams
"Castle York"

Link to bio
fair condition, Catholic institution 1948*
inside burned 1952

 

 

018

Granville H. Hayes
2500 West
Adams Street

h 3300 W Adams (1915) p. 1009

run down in 1948 (catholic institution) *

today a Korean church

A view of the back in 1911


019

Dan Murphy
2076 West Adams Street

pres Cal Portland Cement Co and Western Cal Land Co h 2076 W Adams

right by the Gifillian house (radio people) and well kept in 1948 nr Western*

 

020-025

Mrs. William Edmund Ramsay
2425 Western Avenue
Link

Gone by 1948* [sic]

 

026-027

Mrs. Eliza W. Halliday
2146 West
Adams Street

nicely kept by 1948*

Recently for sale, previous AIDS clinic


028-29

Mrs. Maria Harberson[sic] Tomb
Mrs. Maria Harbeson Tomb

3917 West Adams Street

very bad shape 1948*

by 1951 incorporated into
20 unit apartment building
front door area visible today

Maria Tomb bio

 

30

Francis Eugene Bacon
16 Berkeley Square

rather poor condition 1948 (square still nice)*

Bacon Home History

bio Francis Bacon (1921)

 

31

Dr. R.P. McReynolds
20 Berkeley Square
(later renumbered to 18)

 

"very nicely kept, McReynolds still there 1949; house next door destroyed and replaced by small two story house and a 1 story shack at end of lot; first colored family in #10 - 1951 "*

Berkeley Square destroyed by I-10 in early 1960's

McReynolds Home History

 

 

 

32

A.L. Cheney
15 Berkeley Square
       so-so in 1949 #1, 5, 15 all for sale*

 

Cheney Home History

 

33

Mrs. William C. Greene
2415 Western Avenue

nr the entrance to the [Berkeley] square*

 

34

Stoddard Jess
2133 Harvard Boulevard
Vice President First National Bank

h.1915 p. 1135

Biography 1912

 

35
Max Goldschmidt
2104 Harvard Boulevard
 

036
Mrs. Linda Scott
1910 Harvard Boulevard

Mrs. Alice McKevett (1853-1926)
4025 W. Adams

wid. C.H. McKevett (1848-1907)
h. 1915 p. 1355

Charles. H. was banker, lumber, real estate entrepreneur in Santa Paula after making his initial fortune in oil fields of Pennsylvania

Biography 1917

 

038

T. E. Gibbon
2272 Harvard

Telegram to J Ross Clark, 1906

 

039

Mr. and Mrs. Allen W. Black
4128 Wilshire Boulevard

h 1915 p. 424

 

040-041
C.H. Sharp
Wilshire Boulevard
- Shatto Place
 

042
E.H. Seavers
629 Harvard Boulevard
 

043
Mrs. E.W. Sibley
611
Ardmore Avenue
 

044
G.Allen Hancock
3189 Wilshire Boulevard
 

045

S.M. Newmark
627 Kingsley Drive

Mr. Newmark in 1903
 

046-047

W. S. Collins
Balboa Island

 

048-049

W.S. Collins
688 Wilshire Place

 

050
Bradner W. Lee
690 Berendo Street
 

051

Mrs. Phineas Newmark
703 Catalina

Elsie wid Phineas (1915)

Phineas (1903)

 

052

Robert Sweeny
680 New Hampshire Avenue
VP Thrift Coupon Co.
h 1915 p. 1953


From "History of the Bench & Bar in California" (1912)

 

053
George F. Getty
3601 Wilshire Boulevard
 

054
P.H. O'Neil
1257 Manhattan Place
 

055
Mrs. Marie Julie Pellissier
597 Serrano Avenue

 


056


Niles
Pease
957 South Hoover Street

 
057

R.H. Murphy
604 Shatto Place

Anna B wid R H h 604 Shatto Pl (1915) p.1499

 

058
Willard Arnott
640 S. New Hampshire Avenue
 

059
G.W. Maxon

1144 Lake Street


060-061
Donald M. Lee
514 Shatto Place
 

062-063

W.J. Hole
1907 West Sixth Street

A short biography of W.J. Hole

A photo of the back yard in 1913

 

064
Herbert M. Bigelow
608
St. Andrews Boulevard
 
065 J.M. Overell
331 South Mariposa Street
 
066 Edwin W. Sargent
621
St. Paul Avenue
 

067

Mr. M.H. (Maurice) Newmark
905 Beacon Street

M A Newmark & Co.

 

068
Frank H. Ayres
508 South Oxford Avenue
 

069
G.W. Haight
1686 West Adams Street
 


070-071

Stephen W. Dorsey
2619 South Figueroa Street

Sen. S.W. Dorsey

 

072

Erasmus Wilson
7 Chester Place

today on the campus of Mt. St. Marys College


073
Dr. John R. Haynes
2324 Figueroa Street
John Haynes, Progressive
 

074

William G. Kerckhoff
734 West Adams Street

Biography 1912


075


J. Ross Clark
710 West
Adams Street

J. Ross Clark Biography

 

076

E.P. (Eli) Clark
9
St. James Park

(was located on north side of park)

Eli Clark Home History

h. 1915 p.587

 

 

077

Gurdon W. Wattles
Hollywood, California
(1824 N. Curson)

Extant

 

078

A. G. Schloesser, M.D.
1901 Argyle Avenue
, Hollywood , California

1915 directory
(real estate, Alfred G. Schloesser)

 

079
Robert P. McJohnston
7047
Franklin Avenue , Hollywood
 

080

Arthur Letts (d.1923)
Hollywood, California

Holmby House
Photo of house

Home Details

Postcard

house and gardens destroyed 1927, developed into a subdivision by his son-in-law

 

081-085

Joseph L. Giroux
Hollywood,
California

Jos. L mining 400 S Hill rm 1001
h 1977 Carmen av (1915) p. 900

 

 

086
Mrs. A.T. Lane and Miss Cora Lane
5331 Russell Avenue , Hollywood
 

087

E.(Elias) W. Twist
6129 Carlos Avenue , Hollywood

h. 1915 6127 Yucca
b.(crockery) 6524 Hollywood Blvd.

 

088
Joseph L. Davis
1749
Serrano Avenue , Hollywood
 

089

Joseph Mesmer
3500 Manitou Avenue
h. 1915 p. 1431

Biography

 

090-091

S.M. (Silsby) Spalding
Crescent
Drive, Beverly Hills

r San Francisco (1915)

Obituary

 

092

Charles B. Hopper
Beverly and Canyon Drives, Beverly Hills
1000 Tower Dr.


(1915 - pres. Hopper-Macfarland-Duncan Co.)
founder of Lawndale, CA
(also pg. 641 Mtns to the Sea)


moved to 716 s. Manhattan by 1923

 
093

T.B. Crane
Beverly Hills

T. Burton Crane
2701 Wilshire Blvd. (1915 addr book)
(unknown if same person)

 
  Beaux Arts Society  
     
     

(not in book)

4 & 8 Chester Place

8 Chester Place is Doheny Mansion