VICTORIAN HOMES OF LOS ANGELES
Victorian Residence of dairyman Charles Sessions 1889 by architect Joseph C. Newsom. Elaborate shingle and spindle work at Carroll Avenue Nº 1330.
Residence of Mary E. Foy at Nº 1335. She became the first woman to hold the office of city librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library.
Carroll Avenue Nº 1344 is a Gay Nineties Style house built in 1894 for real estate agent Charles C. Haskin. The sunburst pediment is a Hollywood film location scouts favorite!
Victorian is not an architectural style, it's an era which began in 1837 when Queen Victoria ascended the throne and ended in 1901.
A period in history with great changes: The United Kingdom of Great Britain reached new heights as an imperial power. Industrial production created great prosperity for a few, but troubles for the working class.
Queen Anne home with characteristic red brick foundation at Nº 1345 built in 1887 for warehouse operator Michael Sanders.
Industrialist Henry L. Pinney's house at Nº 1355 is an Eastlake residence with a large porch. No modifications since 1887 and an original stone retaining wall.
Architect Joseph Cather Newsom's El Capitan design 1889 for engineer John B. Winston. Angular bay & art glass window at Nº 1407.
The 1893 Bates House at Nº 1415 was moved from Pico Boulevard to Boyle Heights in 1921 and relocated 1988 to the Angeleno Heights district. Nice sunburst design in the gables.
James S. Luckenbach's 1887 Queen Anne style home at Nº 1441 Carroll Ave. was constructed by architect J.L. Frank. From 1902 to 1910 location of the Kaspare Cohn Hospital (Since 1961 Cedars-Sinai in Beverly Hills).