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Bermite Home Demo, 24867 Walnut St.
Newhall, California

24867 Walnut St. (Demo)

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Rear view with garage at right (looking SE).

DATE OF REPORT: Jan. 6, 2002
ADDRESS: 24867 Walnut St., Newhall, CA 91321
"Bermite House" example (One of several homes built in the area in the early 1930s for Bermite Powder Co. workers)
YEAR BUILT: 1932(?)
OWNER: Larry Bird
TYPE: Single-family home with separate one-car garage
B/B: 2 bed, 1 bath, living, dining, kitchen
CONDITION: Uninhabitable. Structural damage in Jan. 17, 1994 earthquake (vacant after 1994 earthquake)
FEATURES:
  • Lath & plaster construction (interior & exterior)
  • Stucco exterior finish (not original)
  • Plaster interior finish
  • Oak hardwood flooring (1" strip)
  • Front and back (kitchen) porches are add-ons
  • Hideaway ironing board in kitchen; other original built-ins (cabinets etc.) removed by previous tenants
  • Large grated opening (peephole) in front door
  • Lightly remodeled in 1950s (bathroom, weatherproofing; kitchen sink & cabinets; probably the stucco finish)
NEIGHBORHOOD: Single- & multi-family residential. Subject property is one of two homes sandwiched between apartment buildings. Older SF homes are across the street.
DEMO APPLICATION: December 2001
INTENDED USE: Workshop and parking for adjacent apartment building
PHOTOS/REPORT: Leon Worden


LW2150b: 300 dpi jpeg from digital image by Leon Worden.
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24867 Walnut St. (Demo)

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