3449 N. Waverly Drive 90027
3449 N. Waverly Drive 90027 Los Feliz USA
Spanish Colonial Revival
Portle & Portle, architect.
Composer and songwriter George Bassman lived here in 1940. He was particularly famous for writing “I’m Getting Sentimental Over You”, the Tommy Dorsey theme. He learned his skills as conductor and arranger at the Boston Conservatory. Between 1931-1934 he arranged for dance orchestras, and then for Andre Kostelanetz and CBS between 1934-1936. He arranged the Broadway musicals “Alive and Kicking” and “Guys and Dolls”. His other popular-song compositions include “You’ve Got Something”, “The Bicycle Song”, “Dangerous”, “Forgotten”, “Again and Again”, and “I Didn’t Have the Heart to Tell You”. (Source: Internet Movie Data Base).
3449 Waverly Drive (Rents for $125): 1) George S. Bassman, head of household; white married male 26 years of age; born in New York; musician, movie studio; earns more than $5,000. 2) Catherine Bassman, wife; white married female 27 years of age; born in Washington; not working. 3) Robert W. Bassman, son; white male 2 years of age; born in California. 3) Joan Bassman, daughter; white female 5 months of age; born in California. 5) Lola Selico, maid; Negro married 22 year old female; born in West Virginia; maid in a private family; earns $96. 6) Ruth West, Mother’s helper; Negro single female 14 years of age; born in West Virginia; in school.
Listed at $1,250,000 inn July, 1999. Photos. (Source: Real estate brochure.)
Type: Spanish Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 3260 sqft
Year Built: 1933