VICTORIAN RESIDENCE LOS ANGELES
Queen Anne style residence of lumber businessman Jesse Q. Hall at 1347 Kellam Avenue of Angeleno's Heights. Identical floor plan like below built by carpenter John H. Skinner.
Real estate developer Henry G. Hall's Victorian residence built 1887 in Angeleno Heights at Nº 1343 Kellam Ave.
Two storey home of the Los Angeles and Pacific Railway company president Everett E. Hall 1887 beautiful Eastlake style building at 917 Douglas Street.
Insurance agent Moses Langley Wicks' 1895 Colonial Revival style residence with Greek Revival porch and cone turret at 1101 Douglas.
Mr. John Fonnell was a painter from Germany and lived and worked in this 1889 cottage at 1334 Kellam Avenue.
The 1894 residence of oil businessman Zachariah H. Weller at 824 Kensington Avenue in Angeleno Heights is based on a mail-order design by architect George Barber.
Santa Fe Railroad agent Michael T. Collins' 1887 Eastlake style house at 890 W. Kensington.
Attorney Louis Luckel's 1892 two-story Eastlake victorian residence at 1308 Calumet Avenue.
LINCOLN HEIGHTSUntil construction of Lincoln High School 1912, the Lincoln Heights area was simply known as East Los Angeles. Subdivided as the bedroom of the Pueblo in the 1880's it was the first suburban community in the growing city.
Hancock M. Johnston, his uncle Dr. John Strolher Griffin and former governor John Gates Downey played a key-role installing water pipes and bringing an new streetcar line to connect the subdivision with downtown Los Angeles.
House lot sizes had been tailor-made for the middle-income persons of the working class in Southern California.
The price of the 65-by-100 foot lots ranged from $100 to $150 as splendid homesteads for all people in Los Angeles.
Inspired by the beautyful country villas of northern Italy, the Victorian Italianate style was built 1860 to 1880.