2208 N. Catalina Street 90027 - Abraham Gore Residence
2208 N. Catalina Street 90027 Los Feliz USA
Historic-Cultural Monument, Spanish Colonial Revival
“Abraham Gore Residence”
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #1061 (2/5/2014)
W. B. Oarens, architect.
Click here to see the Los Angeles Department of City Planning Recommendation Report, which has additional details on the property’s architectural and historic significance.
Statement of Significance:
The property meets the criteria for HCM designation because it embodies the “distinguishing characteristics of an architectural-type specimen, inherently valuable for a study of a period style or method of construction,” as an example of mixed Spanish Colonial Revival and Mediterranean Revival architecture. Originally home to Abraham Louis Gore, an early film executive, the property has become a visible landmark in the Los Feliz community. Periods of significance: From: 1929-01-01 (Source: Historic Places LA)
Alternate address is 4821 Los Feliz Boulevard.
4821 Los Feliz Blvd. (Value: $75,000): 1) Abe L. Gore, owner and head of household; 46 year old married white male; married at age 21; born in Russia; parents born in Russia; speaks Russian; to US in 1884, a naturalized citizen; an owner of theaters. 2) Ruth M. Gore, wife; 33 year old white married female; married at age 18; born in Connecticut; father born in Austria, mother in Germany; not working. 3) Gertrude Gore, daughter; 13 year old single white female; in school; born in California. 4) Buddy R. Gore, son; 11 year old single white male; in school; born in California. 5) Gilbert Kollenberg, servant; 33 year old married white male; married at age 21; born in Kentucky; a servant in a private family.
4821 Los Feliz Blvd. (Value $50,000): 1) Abraham L. Gore, head of household; white married male 55 years of age; born in Illinois; owner of real estate holdings. 2) Ruth M. Gore, wife; white married female 42 years of age; born in Connecticut; not working. 3) Gloria Gore, daughter; white single female 23 years of age; born in California; not working. 4) Budd C. Gore, son; white single male 21 years of age; born in California; theater manager; earns $1800. 5) Thelma Crook, servant; Negro divorced female 34 years of age; born in Kentucky; earns $600.
Type: Historic-Cultural Monument Sold
Area: 6,581 sqft
Lot Size: 22,500 sqft
Year Built: 1929