2666 N. Aberdeen Avenue 90027
2666 N. Aberdeen Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
Spanish Colonial Revival
Frank Meline Company, architect.
Extensive file in LFIA History Committee records. Original owner, Charles Seyler Junior was born in Wilmington, CA, 1/14/1878 to Charles and Pauline. Two portraits of his father are in the collection of the Los Angeles Library. Junior graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1886 and the University of California in 1900. He was a claims adjuster for Southern Pacific Co. from 1899 to 1903. He was engaged in several insurance businesses from 1903 to the 1920s. (Source: Men of California Who’s Who in Pacific).
Residence of C. Seyler; Morgan, Walls, & Clements, architects. Article in Pacific Coast Architect, March 1924, Vol XXV, No. 3 with cover photo of main entrance, entrance
façade (p. 35), first floor plan (p. 365), entrance façade (p. 37), patio (p. 38 and 39), water garden (p. 41), pool (p. 43).
Subsequent owner was Arnold C. Park. House in Architectural Digest, August, 1924. See Los Angeles Times, 02/26/22, Pt. V, p.1.
Restored by Tim Curry, actor, 1994. Architectural Digest, November, 1998: “Tim Curry’s California” credits Stiles Clements as architect (pp. 204-211).
Listed at $3,495,000 in March, 2000.
Listed at $2,595,000 in 2001.
Listed at $2,600,000 in November, 2002. (Source: Real estate brochures)
Los Feliz Observer, Spring 2002, pp. 15-18. Illustrated.
Frank Meline Company, architect.
2666 North Aberdeen Avenue (Value unstated): 1) Charles Seyler, Jr., head of household; 52 year old white married male; married at age 28; born in California; father born in New York, mother in Germany; President of an insurance company. 2) Marie Seyler, wife; 42 year old white married female; married at age 28; born in Nebraska; father born in Ohio, mother in Nebraska; not working. 3) Thomas Repper, gardener; 58 year old white male widower; born in England; parents born in England; to US in 1925, a resident alien; a gardener for a private family. 4) Thelma Gilliam, servant; 22 year old white divorced female; born in Oregon; father born in Oregon, mother in Kansas; a domestic in a private family. (18th ED, page 16A, lines 14-17).
2666 Aberdeen (rents for $500): 1) Raymond McCune, head of household; white married male 62 years of age; born in Utah; not working. 2) Maud McCune, wife; white married female 55 years of age; born in New York; not working. 3) Florencio H. Vitancal, servant; white married male 42 years of age; born in the Philippines; a cook in a private home; earns $300. 4) Lupe Acosta, servant; 30 year old Filipino widow; born in Mexico; a maid in a private home. (ED 60-81; Page 61A; Lines 14-17).
2666 Aberdeen Avenue: 1) Marie Seyler, head of household; white female widow 62 years of age; born in Nebraska; not working. 2) Edwin Halvorson, brother-in-law; white married male 42 years of age; born in Minnesota; works 48 hours per week as doctor of dentistry. 3) Margaret Halvorson, wife; white married female 40 years of age; born in Nebraska; not working. 4) Susanna Halvorson, niece; white female 15 years of age; born in California. 5) Gwen Halvorson, niece; white female 2 years of age; born in California. (ED 66-372; Page 6; Lines 23-27).
Type: Spanish Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 66,210 sqft
Lot Size: 66,210 sqft
Year Built: 1922