4791 W. Cromwell Avenue 90027 - Blackburn Residence
4791 W. Cromwell Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
Historic-Cultural Monument, Spanish Colonial Revival
Paul R. Williams, architect
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #913 designated April 8, 2008.
Bruce Blackburn invented the roll-up window screen. His company was the “Disappearing Roller Screen Company.” (Michael Locke). See article in Los Angeles Times 5/10/92. See biography in Los Angeles Times 9/8/99, % p. 1 &3.
4791 W. Cromwell Avenue: (Value: $40,000): 1) Bruce Blackburn, owner and head of household; 45 year old white married male; married at age 22; born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky, mother in Missouri; a manufacturer of house screens. 2) Lula E. Blackburn, wife; 44 year old white married female; married at age 21; born in Missouri; father born in Kentucky, mother in Missouri; not working. 3) Elizabeth R. Blackburn, daughter; 31 year old single white female; born in Missouri; not working.
4791 Cromwell Avenue (value: $15,000): 1) Bruce Blackburn, head of household; white married 65 year old male; born in Missouri; owner of a building construction screen manufacturing company. 2) Lulu E. Blackburn, wife; white married 64 year old female; born in Missouri; not working. 3) Elizabeth Blackburn, daughter; white single 40 year old female; born in Missouri; not working.
Type: Historic-Cultural Monument Sold
Area: 5,211 sqft
Year Built: 1927