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Old Posted Nov 15, 2015, 11:44 PM
tovangar2 tovangar2 is offline
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SC Foy House

Speaking of the Foy House, both Big Orange Landmarks and Nathan Masters say it was moved from 651 S Figueroa to Wilshire Blvd, then to Witmer Street and on to Carroll Ave, but that's not reflected in the permit:


1919, the year before the move:


625 Witmer St, after 1960:


I well remember the Foy residence on Witmer. I used to drive by it often. In later years it was painted a not-unattractive, pale aqua/mint green color with white trim.

1337 Carroll Avenue. The home was moved overnight on Dec 8/9 1992, according to LAT reporting at the time (although wiki pegs it at 1993):


I wish someone would get around to restoring the porch gingerbread, but I wish a lot of things.

There's also references on several sites that the Foy was LA's first 3-story house. Unless they're counting the basement/crawl space, I don't know where that's coming from.

Anyway, too much conflicting information on the net. Does anyone have any reliable info about a move to Wilshire Blvd? Thx


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