Lawyer Residence, 909 Via Coronel, Palos Verdes Estates.

Abstract/Description: Image shows view of the Mr. & Mrs. Donald K. Lawyer residence, located on Via Coronel on lot 4, block 1373, tract 6889 in Margate. Image shows façade with front patio of the two-story, fourteen-room stucco house with tile roof, chimney and attached three-car garage. A newly planted garden is visible in foreground with lily pond and four-seat wooden swing set. Vines begin to climb support columns of covered walkway, and wrought-iron grills adorn windows and small balcony. Donald Lawyer was the Sales Manager for the Palos Verdes Project, 1928/29. The house received the Palos Verdes Art Jury honorable mention award for Best Architecture of 1927. It was later owned by Hans Frederick Bernard ("H.F.B." aka "Fred") Roessler (1893-1965), first mayor of Palos Verdes Estates, and his wife, Edna (1894-1987), and then later by Peter and Jeanne (née Roessler, daughter of H.F.B. Roessler) Prince. Jeanne later married Joe Hogrefe by 1992.
Subject(s): Houses--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Lawyer residence
Patios--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Date Created: 1928-01-13