Albert A. Izmirian Appraisal Reports

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Albert A. Izmirian Appraisal Reports
Dates: 1954-1968
Collection Number: Consult repository
Creator: Izmirian, Albert A.
Extent: 30 items
Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108
Phone: (626) 405-2203
Fax: (626) 449-5720
Email: manuscripts@huntington.org
URL:http://www.huntington.org
Abstract: The collection contains property appraisal reports created and collected by Albert A. Izmirian. The appraisal reports include typed appraisals, handwritten notes, photographs, maps, and other data referring to various properties throughout the Los Angeles area. .
Language of Material: The records are in English.

Administration Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert A. Izmirian appraisal reports, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

Acquired from Doug Izmirian on June 25, 2011.

Biography

Albert A. Izmirian (1921-2009) was born in Los Angeles and received a marketing degree from UCLA. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions but joined the Navy at the outbreak of World War II and was stationed at Pearl Harbor. He played professional football for the Los Angeles Bulldogs until 1947, when he became a real estate appraiser for the city of Los Angeles. He eventually became Assistant Chief Appraiser of Los Angeles County, and from 1967-1974 worked as State Inheritance Tax Appraiser.

Scope and Content

The collection contains property appraisal reports created and collected by Albert A. Izmirian. The appraisal reports include typed appraisals, handwritten notes, photographs, maps, and other data referring to various properties throughout the Los Angeles area. Izmirian’s clients include the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the Bureau of Land and Right of Way, the Maier Brewing Company, and various other private companies and individuals. Properties appraised include part or all of the Angeles Mesa Reservoir, the Almeda Steam Plant, abandoned Los Angeles transit lines, land for the Golden State Freeway, the Crestwood Hills Park Expansion, the Rose Hills Courts Project, and various private properties and vacant lots in and around the city of Los Angeles. Also included are documents related to appraisals for the City of Los Angeles vs. Azul Pacifico, Inc. (1967).

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.
A detailed container list is available through the Manuscripts Department.

Indexing Terms

Personal Names

Izmirian, Albert A.

Corporate Names

Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power--History.

Subject

Express highways--California--Los Angeles Region--Maps.
Land tenure--California.
Real estate appraisers--United States.
Real property--California--Los Angeles County--Maps.
Real property--California--Los Angeles Metropolitan Area--Maps.

Geograhic Areas

California--History--20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.)--History.

Genre

Appraisals (records)--California--20th century.


Collection Contents

Box  1

1954-1960

 

1954, Apr.12. Water System Excess Property, Item No.85, "Glassell Property."  HM 75900. 

 

1954, May 20. Angeles Mesa Reservoir.  HM 75901.

 

1954, Sep.29. Items No.103A and 103 B, Excess Properties-Power System, Almeda Steam Plant.  HM 75902.

 

1955, Mar.11. Riverside Drive Property for Golden State Freeway, 2815-1825 Riverside Drive.  HM 75903.

 

1955, May. Abandoned Los Angeles Transit Lines - Vermont Avenue, 83rd Street to City boundary south of Manchester Avenue.  HM 75904.

 

1956, Oct.2. Van Norman Lakes East Settling Basin Site Acquisition.  HM 75905.

 

1956, Oct.2. Apperson Tank Site No.2 (Parcel 6), Tujunga, Calif.  HM 75906.

 

1967, Apr. Rose Hills Courts Projects.  HM 75907.

 

1960, Feb.1. South Side of Pico Blvd., approx.250 feet easterlyof Western Blvd.  HM 74908.

 

1960, Apr. Vehicle Parking District No.105 (54th Street and Crenshaw Blvd.).  HM 75909.

 

1960, May 19. 1962, Mar.14. Abandoned Los Angeles Transit Lines-Vermont Avenue, 83rd Street to City boundary south of Manchester.  HM 74910.

 

1960, May 19. Abandoned Los Angeles Transit Lines-Vermont Avenue, 83rd Street to City boundary south of Manchester Avenue.  HM 75911.

Box  2

1963-1965

 

1963, Apr. Hoover Street-Washington Blvd. to Vermont Avenue, Santa Monica Freeway.  HM 75912.

 

1963, May. Hoover Street-Washington Blvd. to Vermont Avenue, Santa Monica Freeway.  HM 75913.

 

1963, Oct.9. Portion of Lot A, Eigth Street.  HM 75914.

 

1964, Mar. El Segundo Blvd.-Figueroa Street to Vermont Avenue.  HM 75915.

 

1964, May. El Segundo Blvd.-Figueroa Street to Vermont Avenue.  HM 75916.

 

1964, May. El Segundo Blvd.-Figueroa Street to Vermont Avenue.  HM 75917.

 

1965, June 8. Hoover Street between Santa Monica Freeway and Adams Blvd., Parcel #20.  HM 75918.

 

1965, June 15. Hoover Street between Santa Monica Freeway and Adams Blvd., Parcel #23.  HM 75919.

 

1965, Aug. Portion of Rancho La Brea-East side of San Vicente Blvd.  HM 74920.

Box  3

1966-1968

 

1966, Mar.10. Crestwood Hills Park Expansion.  HM 75921.

 

1966, May. 223rd Street-Normandie Avenue to Western Avenue.  HM 75922.

 

1966, Nov. Subdivision of the Ballesteros Vineyard Tract; Subdivision of Aliso Tract.  HM 75923.

 

1967, Feb. 801 Radcliffe Dr.  HM 75924.

 

1967, Feb. 817 Radcliffe Dr.  HM 75925.

 

1967, Mar. Temescal Drive (Proposed) between Sunset Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway.  HM 75926.

 

1967, Apr. 589 Radcliffe Dr.  HM 75927.

 

1967, July. Temescal Drive between Sunset Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway.  HM 75928.

 

1967-1968. Temescal Drive between Sunset Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway (City of Los Angeles vs. Azul Pacifico, Inc.).  HM 75929.