By Charles J. Fisher
Named for the garbanzo bean that Julio Verdugo raised on his Rancho San Rafael, the city of Garvanza used to be laid out by means of Ralph Rogers in 1886. The group quickly grew to become a haven for artists and others looking a safe haven from the turning out to be city lifetime of la. Early associations integrated the Church of the Angels and the Judson Studios, based by means of painter William Lees Judson to create artwork via stained glass. The town's id was once ultimately overtaken by means of neighboring Highland Park, however the group identify used to be reestablished within the Nineties via cutting-edge citizens, who're as in love with its good looks as these one hundred ten years prior.
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WHALEY’S condominium. Dr. Whaley had this Italianate-style apartment inbuilt December 1887. After the loss of life of his spouse, Dr. Whaley moved in along with his daughter Mary Mason and her husband, Charles, in Compton. He turned lively there to boot and a center college in Compton is termed for him. the home is now la ancient Cultural Monument No. 528. (Photograph by way of the writer. ) SUFFRAGETTES purchase IN GARVANZA. one of many earliest land revenues in Garvanza Addition No. 1 was once made in 1886 through Wilbur McClure. The land used to be bought by means of girls dwelling in Boston, Rev. Anna Howard Shaw (left), a Methodist preacher, and Cora Scott Pond (below). on the time, they have been either lively within the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, yet they have been commencing to turn into extra energetic with Susan B. Anthony’s woman’s suffrage flow. Shaw, who was once additionally a physician, could develop into certainly one of Anthony’s closest confidants and eventually the chief of the circulate. Pond, who was once descended from Gen. Winfield Scott, wrote and directed the yankee festival, a chain of performs exhibiting girls in American heritage. After she married John T. Pope, her publicist, she used to be referred to as Cora Scott Pond Pope. In 1892, Cora received within sight Mount Angelus, then often called resort Hill, after plans to construct a $200,000 resort there by no means materialized. (Left, author’s assortment; less than, a girl of the Century. ) GARVANZA SUFFRAGETTE apartment. The Colonial Revival–style apartment used to be in-built 1887 yet was once by no means lived in through both Rev. Anna Howard Shaw or Cora Pope. documents are sketchy, however it can have been a spot for girls to stick after they have been touring or their actions within the circulation required a secure condo. the home used to be offered in 1897 after a failed poll initiative the former 12 months left the association in debt. (Photograph via the writer. ) the hot institution. because the neighborhood grew, a two-story schoolhouse used to be equipped on the finish of 1888. The two-story constitution supplied an everlasting venue for the college, which have been assembly in Miller’s corridor. It was once outfitted huge to deal with destiny development, yet by means of 1904 it used to be becoming too small. It used to be changed via a bigger constitution inside of a number of extra years. (C. C. Pierce assortment. ) CONDRON condominium ON CRESCENT highway. inbuilt 1894, this Queen Anne–style cottage was once the house of Griffith C. Condron and his relations. A wood worker via exchange, Condron outfitted the little residence whilst there have been few neighboring houses, as this early photo indicates. (Virginia Neely assortment. ) CONDRON relations AT domestic. In a photo most likely taken round 1900, Griffith Condron is seated in a wicker chair subsequent to his spouse, Caroline, and their daughter, Norma, with others, probably kin, in entrance of the home. The kinfolk had come to California someday after their February 1888 marriage. (Virginia Neely assortment. ) the second one CONDRON condominium. because the Victorian layout grew to become outmoded, Griffith Condron outfitted a brand new condo at the lot round the corner in 1905. This Colonial Revival–style condominium could stay the family’s domestic until eventually they back moved to a bigger condo with a view on Lewis highway.