5120 W. Linwood Drive 90027
5120 W. Linwood Drive 90027 Los Feliz USA
Lester G. Scherer, architect
Potential National Register of Historic Places Listing.
Potential City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.
Carol Lombard may have lived there.
Used in “The Natural, Children of the Night”, (T.V.) “With the Bullet” with Robert Carradine and Joan Collins tequila ad, 1986, (Source: Bullocks catalog.)
Eighty-nine doors in the house are from the old Jonathan Club.
Residence for Perry Whiting being built by architect Lester G. Scherer (b. 1899 ) in Laughlin Park. (Source: SWB&C, 09/12/30, p. 58, c.3).
Perry Whiting was the founder of one of the pioneer distributors of building materials in Southern California, the Whiting-Mead Company. (Google books).
5120 Linwood Drive (Value $20,000): 1) Perry Whiting, head of household; white married male 71 years of age; born in Michigan; President, building materials company; earns more than $5,000. 2) Marita A. Whiting, wife; white married female 51 years of age; born in Utah; not working. 3) Margaret A. Owens; companion; white female widow 47 years of age; born in Scotland; telephone operation in a building materials company; earns $1,196. 4) John Servis, gardener; white married male 52 years of age; born in Wisconsin; real estate salesman; earns $200. 5) Hazel Servis, housekeeper; white married female 50 years of age; born in Maine; hotel manager; earns $200.
Type: Art Deco Sold
Area: 7,230 sqft
Lot Size: 22,650 sqft
Year Built: 1930