1926 N. Hobart Boulevard 90027
1926 N. Hobart Boulevard 90027 Los Feliz USA
Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #1003 (9/14/2011)
Henry F. Withey, architect.
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 Mediterranean Sold
Bed Rooms: 10
Area: 5,212 sqft
Lot Size: 10,800 sqft
Year Built: 1921