2640 N. Commonwealth Avenue 90027
2640 N. Commonwealth Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
Lewis W. Palmer, architect of 1922 residence.
Property was bought by Dorothy G. Welch on 12/30/42 $1,500. Adolph Kodolfsky on 01/13/48 $2,100. Eugene M. Harrington 09/28/49 $2,100. Improvements valued at $360 in 1950. (Source: County Assessors Book 1946 1950, Book 222, p.9) Back part of house was originally servant’s quarters for the estate to the north. Original estate of Sterling Ploeser was on 3 lots that were divided on his death. House was remodeled and extended toward the street in late 1980s.
2640 N. Commonwealth Avenue: (Rents for $55 per month): 1) George J. Nichols, renter and head of household; 38 year old white married male; married at age 21; born in Texas; parents born in Texas; a painting contractor. 2) Lillie Nichols, wife; 33 year old white married female; married at age 17; born in Louisiana; father born in France, mother in Louisiana; not working. 3) Iona Nichols, daughter; 14 year old white female; in school; born in Texas. 4) George A. Nichols, son; 11 year old white male; in school; born in Texas. 5) Thelma Nichols, daughter; 7 year old white female; in school; born in Texas.
2640 Commonwealth Avenue (Rents for $32.50): 1) David G. Duncan, head of household; white married male 50 years of age; born in California; Vice-President in real-estate. 2) Catherine C. Duncan, wife; white married female 35 years of age; born in Austria; not working.
Type: Pueblo Revival Sold
Area: 2,214 sqft
Year Built: 1922