2495 N. Glendower Avenue 90027
2495 N. Glendower Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
Spanish Colonial Revival
Harry Hayden Whitely, architect
Robert M. Allan was appointed Commissioner of Public Works, July 1933; former President of the Guaranty Finance and Securities Company; Vice-President of the Insurance Plan Mutual Building and Loan Association; a very active member of the Los Angeles City Council for three terms; born at St. John, N. B. Canada, on September 12th, 1880; later lived at Boston, Mass., for a time before coming to Los Angeles in 1903; went to school in St. John up to 17 years then went to Boston; on June 1907, married Helen M. Urann, whose father was a preacher for 40 years, at Los Angeles; had two children: Robert Morran, Jr., a graduate of Southern California University; became a prominent attorney of law, since January 1, 1934; daughter, Lois M. Allan; father is Morran Smith Allen; mother is Sarah Neptune Allan; Robert M. Allan makes his residence at 2495 Glendower Avenue, Los Feliz Heights. (Source: Who’s Who in Los Angeles County, 19321-933, p. 124.) Robert M. Allan was a senior partner of Allan, McMaster Co., Finance and Insurance. (Source: Who’s Who in Los Angeles, 1925-1926, p. 171). Home to actor Forrest Ackerman in the 1990s. (Source: www.movielanddirectory.com
2495 Glendower Avenue (Value: $50,000): 1) Robert M. Allan, owner and head of household; 50 year old white married male; married at age 27; born in English Canada; parents born in English Canada; to US in 1908, a naturalized citizen; an insurance broker. 2) Helen M. Allan, wife; 49 year old white married female; married at age 26; born in California; father born in England, mother in Vermont; not working. 3) Robert M. Allan, Jr., son; 20 year old white single male; in school; born in California. 4) Margaret L. Allan, daughter; 17 year old white female; in school; born in California.
2495 Glendower Avenue (Value: 12,000): 1) Bennord Fuhrman, head of household; white married male 42 years of age; born in Russia owner of a retail fur store. 2) Rose F. Fuhrman, wife; white married female 40 years of age; born in Russia; sales in a retail fur store; earns $1500. 3) Seymour Fuhrman, son; white single male 18 years of age; born in Illinois; in school. 4) Saymon Fuhrman, son; white single male 16 years of age; born in Illinois; in school. 5) Avry Fuhrman, daughter; white female 14 years of age; born in California; in school; 6) Zoe Elmer, servant; Negro widow 50 years of age; born in Texas; maid in a private home; earns $480.
Type: Spanish Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 5,886 sqft
Lot Size: 18,440 sqft
Year Built: 1923