4808 W. Bonvue Avenue 90027
4808 W. Bonvue Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
Spanish Colonial Revival
Charles C. Kyson, architect
Built for building materials entrepreneur William C. Hay. Featured in a 1925 Architectural Digest article.
Interior has tremendous iron work and hand-painted ceilings. (Source: Sorin Alexanian.)
4808 Bonvue Avenue (Value: $55,000): 1) William C. Hay, owner and head of household; 45 year old white married male; married at age 26; born in English Canada; parents born in English Canada; to US in 1903, a naturalized citizen; a manufacturer of building materials. 2) Rebecca H. Hay, wife; 41 year old white married female; married at age 21; born in New Mexico; father born in Pennsylvania, mother in the District of Columbia; not working. 3) James H. Hay, son; 18 year old single white male; in school; born in California. 4) Seong Lim, servant; 40 year old married Chinese male; married at age 26; born in China; parents born in China; speaks Chinese; to US in 1910; a servant in a private family.
4808 Bonvue Avenue (Value $20,000): 1) Rebecca H. Hay, head of household; white married female 51 years of age; born in New Mexico; not working. 2) James H. Hay, son; white single male 28 years of age; born in California; manager of a retail oil company; earns $2,000. 3) Allen Quan, servant; Chinese single male 39 years of age; born in California; a servant in a private home; earns $500. 3) Seong Lim, servant; Chinese married male 50 years of age; born in China; a cook in a private home; earns $900.
Top photo: Courtesy of Michael Locke
Type: Spanish Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 5,447 sqft
Lot Size: 13,573 sqft
Year Built: 1924