Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development
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Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development
The Craftsman bungalow at 2256 Pelham Ave. in West Los Angeles dates to the 1920s. (Marco Franchina)
Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

A decorative fireplace flanked by built-ins creates a focal point in the living room.

 (Marco Franchina)
Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

The white and light color scheme continues inside, where the living and dining rooms open to one another.

 

 (Marco Franchina)
Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

Ceramic tile flooring and white cabinetry brighten the kitchen.

 

 (Marco Franchina)
Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

There are a total of four bedrooms and four bathrooms.

 (Marco Franchina)
Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

Maple floors further unify the spaces and continue in the bedrooms.

 

 (Marco Franchina)
Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

Among early residents were J. Stuart Blackton, a pioneering force in motion pictures, and his fourth wife, actress Evangeline Russell.

 (Marco Franchina)
Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

Along with the entertainment industry, households also were evolving about the time the Craftsman house was being built. Refrigerators were starting to replace ice boxes, vacuum cleaners were catching on and Maytag had invented a washing machine with an agitator.

 (Marco Franchina)
Vintage SoCal | West Los Angeles bungalow enjoys a place in film development

White picket fencing, an arbor, a gated driveway and mature landscaping add to the curb appeal.

 (Marco Franchina)
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