4600 W. Gainsborough Avenue 90027
4600 W. Gainsborough Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
Jock D. Peters, architect.
Alfred Gilks, who lived here in 1940, was a prominent cinematographer who was credited with 84 film productions between 1920 and 1958. His greatest success was for “American in Paris” (1952), for which he received that Oscar that year in Cinematography. (Source: Internet Movie Database). Jock D. Peters, architect, designed interiors of Bullocks Wilshire. Dec. 1933: architectural plans. 1955: Solomon Shankman purchased the property in 1955. 1948: 50 upstairs alterations. “Tree of Life” mural in master bedroom, 1936, Buckley Maggurrin. See Los Angeles Independent, July 20, 1988, “On the Trail of History in Los Feliz” for photo story on Solomon Shankman’s discovery of mural. See Jan. 1930 CA A & A; Pauline Schindler on the designer. (Source: LFIA Questionnaire 1988)
4600 Gainsborough Avenue (Value $10,000): 1) Alfred L. Gilks, head of household; white married male 48 years of age; born in California; cameraman, motion pictures; earns over $5,000. 2) Irene Gilks, wife; white married female 46 years of age; born in Pennsylvania; not working. 3) Masry Francis Gilks, daughter; white single female 17 years of age; born in California; in school. 4) Robert Gilks, son; white single male 14 years of age; born in California; in school.
Type: International Style Sold
Area: 3,024 sqft
Lot Size: 6,885 sqft
Year Built: 1934