H.Newmark & Co.’s Store, Arcadia Block, about 1875
H. Newmark & Co’s Building Amstoy Block, about 1884.
Fort (now Broadway) Street Home of Harris Newmark, Blanchard Hall Site 1874 Joseph Newmark at the door
Lake House at Santa Anita Rancho- The rancho was owned by Harris Newmark from 1873-1876. Purchased for $80,000 and sold to “Lucky” Baldwin for $200,000.
Grand Ave. Residence (left), Harris Newmark, 1889 The house on the right is his son’s M.H. Newmark.
Summer Home of Harris Newmark, Santa Monica, 1900s, 1311 Ocean Ave.
Harris and Sarah on Steps.
Capitol Milling Co. The mill was built in 1831, and purchased in 1883. The Loew and Levi Family ran the mill for over 116 years. It was purchased in 1999 by ConAgra Inc.
The Jacob Loew Home 1889
1417 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles
Northeast corner of Figueroa and Fifteenth.
The Herman Levi’s (my Grandparent’s ) House
684 S. Irving in Hancock Park, Los Angeles, CA.
The John N. Levi House 857 S. Rimpau Blvd. in Hancock Park 1935-1951. I grew up in this house and I was sad when we left. My father didn’t want the continual upkeep of a house so we moved to Westwood.
Uncle Leon Levi’s house 222 S. Alta Vista
At the same time as I lived in the Rimpau house my 1st cousin Pat Levi Isaacs lived here. We were the same age, in the same grade, went to the same schools and had the same friends. It was great fun.
Grandparent’s (Schatzie and Herman Levi) and Uncle Louis and Aunt Liz Lissner-In the 1940s and 1950s both couples sold their homes as all their children had moved out. These were large and beautiful apartments located in Los Angeles at the corner of Sycamore Ave. and Beverly Blvd.They have been converted to condominiums.
Uncle Leon and Aunt Dee’s home 492 S. Spaulding Dr. in Beverly Hills. Uncle Leon had left Loeb and Loeb to work for his client Max Factor as a Vice President. In 1950 the family moved to England where Leon was head of Max Factor in Europe. He returned to practicing law with Loeb and Loeb in 1960.
Uncle Louis and Aunt Liz Lissner’s house 10487 Troon in Cheviot Hills. In the early 1950s they left the Sycamore apt. and moved into this house where they remained until their demise-Louis at 83 in 1979 and Liz in her hundredth year in 2002.
This ugly Wilshire Corridor high rise occupies the area where my family lived until 1974. We moved there in 1951; I moved out in 1962. After my father’s demise in 1973 my mother moved to Century City.
In the 1950s my grandmother Schatzie moved to an apartment around the corner from ours on Wilshire. It was recently torn down and is an extension of a Temple. This view shows both her replacement on the right and the brown high rise that was built on the site of our residence.
In 1962 I moved to this residence at 1301 S. Devon Ave.
Westwood, a few blocks from the Wilshire residence and remained until 1998. I loved the neighborhood and these last of the old Westwood apartments have been designated a heritage area and can’t be torn down.
My mother moved to this condominium “Century Towers” in Century City in 1974. From the building on the right (West) she has a view of the Pacific Ocean. A few years later my brother John purchased a Condo there also; he lives in the adjoining building. Earlier before mother and John lived in the Towers my Uncle Leon Levi and Aunt Dee lived in the West towers as Leon had been the attorney for the builder.
Irving and Babs Ash’s home – 1029 Hillcrest in Truesdale Estates part of Beverly Hills. They were my brother’s inlaws and the family spent a lot of time there.
Judy and John Levi’s house at 601 N. Elm, Beverly Hills. Her father built the house in 1935. Judy and Johnny lived there for 20 years. There was a separate woodshop building in the back yard and for a few years I had my studio in it.
Pat and Hart Isaac’s House. This is a beautiful Greene and Greene House in the middle of Beverly Hills at 920 Bedford. Pat and Hart restored it and were active in the friends of the Gamble House. The house is now hidden by trees but it is large and takes up 2 lots. They needed the space as they had 5 children. They sold the house when they moved to Del Mar.
Doug and Judy Levi’s house in Holmby Hills which is part of Westwood, Los Angeles.
In 1998 I purchased a townhouse in Westwood. It’s a lovely place on a quiet street and just a few blocks from my earlier residences.