Sunday, January 13, 2013

Alvin N. Dunn Residence, J.A. Murray, Architect 1928

Architect J.A. Murray designed the house for Alvin M.Dunn, president of the Dunn-Edwards Paint Company, a family-owned business started in 1925. Film and television producer, director and actor Harold Eugene "Hal" Roach, Sr. (1892 –1992) also owned the house for a time.

The five bedroom, seven bath house is currently (January 2013) on the market and.listed for sale for $3,950,00. Described in the listing as "Meticulously renovated & restored, the sprawling Spanish Colonial Revival style house is situated on a street-to-street lot on one of Los Feliz's premier streets. The house has a 2-story grand entrance with original iron work, over-sized formal living room banked with French doors leading out to front & rear courtyards. The home was featured on the cover of California Home and Design magazine. The architect also designed an English Tudor style residence for Dr. William C. Duncan on Lowry Road in the same year.

The Alvin N. Dunn Residence is located at 2408 Nottingham Avenue in Los Feliz.

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