|HOUSES Franklin H. Parmelee in
Los Angeles, Calif.
Franklin, Edward, Ebenezer, Oliver,
Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
(1848-1921) worked for his father's omnibus company
in Chicago for many years and retired to
California with his wife, Meroc (Charles)
Parmelee (1850- ? ). They had this
5,000-plus-square-foot Tudor Revival, designed by
architect Frank T. Kegley, built in 1912 for
The hilltop house looks much the same in this
2011 photo. It has views of downtown Los Angeles
from the front, and Silver Lake from the rear.
Some colorful tile work was added in the 1930s.
The original living room.
|The original dining room.