Friday, December 5, 2008

1922, Coolidge Ave., "Elysian Gardens"

Unknown Photographer, 1922 Elysian Gardens - Hunter Terrace real estate brochure. House on Coolidge Ave. at Ripple St. (Click on image to enlarge.)

Photo: Diane Edwardson, 2008. The same house at the corner of Coolidge Ave. and Ripple St. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

"Elysian Gardens" was the tract on the LA River side of Riverside Drive, within the community of Elysian Valley. Unfortunately, the trees obscure the unique roofline that proves the house above is the same house in the 1922 brochure. Today, the 2 & 5 Freeways run through its backyard.