1926 N. Hobart Boulevard 90027 - Ralph J. Chandler Residence
1926 N. Hobart Boulevard 90027 Los Feliz USA
Italianate, Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument, Mediterranean Revival
“Ralph J. Chandler Residence”
Henry F. Withey, architect.
Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #1003 (9/14/2011)
The owner/builder was Ralph J. Chandler of the Ralph J. Chandler Shipbuilding Company headquartered in Wilmington. Chandler was later Vice-President of the Matson Navigation Company. Prominent in the shipbuilding industry, he was a frequent witness at Congressional hearings. The architect, Henry F. Withey, wrote a much read biographical dictionary of American architects in 1956.
Listed at $1,249,000 in August, 2003. (Source: real estate brochure)
Listed at $3.3 million in 2008. (Source: real estate brochure)
1926 No. Hobart Blvd. (Value: $30,000): 1) Ralph J. Chandler, owner and head of household; 40 year old white married male; married at age 30; born in California; father born in New Hampshire, mother in England; Vice-President of a steamship company. 2) Lenora Chandler, wife; 38 year old white married female; married at age 28; born in Texas; father born in Georgia, mother in Missouri; not working. 3) Ralph J. Chandler, Jr., son; 8 year old single white male; in school; born in California. 4) Andrew F. Chandler, son; 5 year old single white male; in school; born in California. 5) Sidonia Ford, servant; 40 year old married Negro female; married at age 21; born in Louisiana; father born in Kentucky, mother in Louisiana; a servant in a private family. 6) Louise D. Kohler, nurse; 44 year old single white female; born in Germany; parents born in Germany; speaks German; to U.S. in 1893?; a servant in a private family.
1926 Hobart Boulevard (Value $12,000): 1) Ralph Chandler, head of household; white married male 49 years of age; born in California; general manager of a steamship company; earns more than $5,000. 2) Lenore Chandler, wife; white married female 47 years of age; born in Texas; not working. 3) Ralph Chandler, Jr., son; white single male 18 years of age; born in California; in school. 4) Andrew Chandler, son; white male 7 years of age; born in California; in school. 5) Lulu Moore; maid; Negro widow 58 years of age; born in Louisiana; housekeeper in a private family; earns $420.
Type: Italianate Sold
Bed Rooms: 10
Area: 5,212 sqft
Lot Size: 10,800 sqft
Year Built: 1921