2630 N. Glendower Avenue 90027
2630 N. Glendower Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
A. F. Leicht, architect.
Owned by actor by John Phillip Law. Rented by him to Beatles, Bob Dylan, Andy Warhol, Barry McGuire of New Christy Minstrels. “Flashing on the Sixties”, book by Law’s sister-in-law. (Source: LA Times, 9/12/93.)
“The incompleteness of circle and tower seem to be carefully calculated.” In “Day Dream Houses of Los Angeles”, Charles Jencks, Rizolli, N.Y., 1978. p. 64.
Listed at $3,300,000 in November, 2000. Interior photo. (Source: Real estate brochure)
Long known as a rocker road house in the ’60s and ’70s, it is now owned by John Getty. Sold for $1.170 in ’96; described by realtor: Landmark art nouveau residence and gardens, 1924, the four story structure is sited beyond the gated motor court capturing panoramic vistas across the city to Griffith Park. Extensive original ornate detailing is preserved throughout. Features grand 2 story living room., polychromatic tile baths, & observation tower. 1.7 acres hillside gardens. (Source: Richard Stanley)
2630 Glendower Avenue (Value: $250,000): 1930 census: 1) George C. Mather, owner and head of household; 59 year old white married male; married at age 39; born in New York; parents born in New York; not working. 2) Luella L. Mather, wife; 39 year old white married female; married at age 19; born in New York; parents born in New York; not working. 3) Caroline F. Getzinger, mother-in-law; 60 year old female widow; married at age 21; born in New York; father born in Scotland, mother in England; not working.
2630 Glendower Avenue (value: $25,000): 1) Henry Ford, head of household; white married 65 year old male; born in Germany; not working. 2) Harry Pendelton, secretary; white divorced 33 year old male; born in Iowa; secretary in a private family. 3) Bennie Lewis, servant; Negro married 25 year old male; born in Texas; a butler in the private family. 4) Roscoe Weley, servant; negro 21 year old single male; born in California; a chauffeur in a private family. 5) Hester Johnson; Negro female widow 51 years of age; born in Indiana; a maid in a private family. 6) Minnie Maulsley, servant; a 68 year old white female widow; born in Pennsylvania; a cook in a private family.
Type: Mediterranean Revival Sold
Area: 5,582 sqft
Lot Size: 54,890 sqft
Year Built: 1924