4834 W. Bonvue Avenue 90027
4834 W. Bonvue Avenue 90027 Los Feliz USA
Spanish Colonial Revival
Morgan, Walls & Clements, architect.
First owners John Dunlap Bowler and his wife Zella owned Illes Ayars Publishing Co. Southwest Builder and Contractor was their publication. Zella Wright, daughter of the first owner, stored a time capsule in a wall of a garden shed in 1942. The capsule included family photos and newspaper clippings. The family who lived here into the 1990s discovered it in 1989, and intend to store a capsule of their own. (Source: Los Angeles Times, 08/20/89, Pt. II, p.1.)
Listed at $1,499,000 in 2001. (Source: real estate brochure)
4834 Bonvue Avenue (Value: $60,000): 1) John D. Bowler, owner and head of household; 48 year old white married male; married at age 25; born in California; father born in Illinois, mother in Texas; publisher of a magazine. 2) Zelka E. Bowler, wife; 46 year old white married female; married at age 23; born in Colorado; father born in England, mother in Ohio; not working. 3) John D. Bowler, Jr., son; 19 year old white married male; married at age 19; in school; born in California. 4) Helen Bowler, daughter-in-law; 19 year old white married female; married at age 19; in school; born in Nebraska; father born in Texas, mother in Arkansas. 5) Dean I. Bowler, son; 14 year old single white male; in school; born in California. 6) Rose I. Lyons, servant; 37 year old single white female; born in Nebraska; father born in England, mother in English Canada; a servant in a private family. 1940 Census: 4834 Bonvue Avenue (Value: $20,000): 1) Frank Wright, head of household; white married male 54 years of age; born in Delaware; owner wholesale liquor firm. 2) Zella E. Wright, wife; white married female 47 years of age; born in Colorado; not working.
Type: Spanish Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 4,905 sqft
Lot Size: 9,720 sqft
Year Built: 1925