Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Van Pelt, Garrett

ID: 173
Full Name: Garrett Beekman Van Pelt , Jr.
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 08/08/1879
Death Date: 10/31/1972
Family: Relocation: Born in Wisconsin, Van Pelt died in Santa Barbara County, CA, at the age of 93; in 1930, three years after dissolving his part in the Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury partnership, Van Pelt considered living in a house of his own design in the Rockledge Subdivision of Laguna Beach, CA; just after the completion of the house, Van Pelt decided to build a house in Mexico; in 1955, Van Pelt lived in Santa Barbara, CA.
Biographical Information: Work History: Draftsman, Sylvanus B. Marston, Architect, Pasadena, CA, c. 1913; Partner, [Sylvanus P.] Marston and [Garrett Van Pelt], Pasadena, CA, 19??-1922; Partner, [Sylvanus P.] Marston, Van Pelt and [Edgar] Maybury, Architects, Pasadena, CA, 1922-1927; Principal, Garrett Van Pelt, Architect, Pasadena, CA, 1928-19??;
Miscellaneous: SSN: 551-50-4978;
Professional Awards: College: Marston and Van Pelt received Southern California Chapter AIA Awards for the Arcade Building, Pasadena, CA, and the Garford House, Pasadena, CA, 04/1920;
Countries: United States
Structures: 1st National Bank of Chino, Headquarters Building, Chino, CA - 1924 (7266)
1st Presbyterian Church, Alhambra, CA - 1924 (7269)
American Legion, Hall, Pasadena, CA - 1923-1924 (7265)
Arcade Building #2, Pasadena, CA - (277)
Brandenstein, H.U., House, Palm Springs, CA - 1935 (4287)
Casa del Cielo, Pasadena, CA - 1923 (1726)
Curtin House, Pasadena, CA - (6874)
Farwell House, Newport Beach, CA - 1935-1936 (7809)
Fulmore, Prentiss, House, Altadena, CA - 1935 (4288)
Garford House, Oak Knoll, Pasadena, CA - (3390)
Guthrie House, Palm Springs, CA - (7813)
Halberg House, Palm Springs, CA - (7807)
Jefferson, William and Belle, House, Laguna Beach, CA - 1929 (5272)
Jones, Garfield R., House, Pasadena, CA - (5935)
Kellogg Studio, Palm Springs, CA - 1936 (7810)
Lamanda Park School District, Lamanda Park School, Lamanda Park, Pasadena, CA - (5340)
La Siesta Court, Palm Springs, CA - 1936 (7808)
Mason House, Palm Springs, CA - 1937 (7811)
Mexican Methodist Church, Pasadena, CA - (7446)
Meyer, John H., House, San Marino, CA - (5936)
Newby, H., House, Pasadena, CA - (18632)
Nicholson, Grace, Building, Pasadena, CA - 1924 (7267)
Reding, Mrs. William, House, Pasadena - 1928 (9233)
San Jacinto Hotel, Palm Springs, CA - 1935 (7814)
Shedd, E.A., House, Beverly Hills, CA - 1924-1925 (16760)
Turner and Stevens Funeral Home, Pasadena, CA - 1922 (10113)
Union Labor Temple, Pasadena, CA - (7268)
United Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, CA - 1924-1925 (7445)
Van Pelt, Garrett Beekman, Jr., House, Pasadena, CA - (5932)
Van Pelt, Garrett Beekman, Jr., Laguna Beach, CA - (5266)
Villa Verde, Pasadena, CA - 1927 (6888)
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, CA - (5937)
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), Building #1, Pasadena, CA - 1910 (10114)
Locations: Architect's Office:
25 South Euclid Street
Pasadena, CA
USA
map latlong or map of street number
Publications: "Westminster Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, Article", Architectural Digest, 7: 3, 114-115, 1929.
Howard, John Galen, "Country House Architecture on the Pacific Coast", Architectural Record, XL: 4, 330-332, 1916-10.
"Portfolio of houses for realty developments", Architectural Record, 79: 277-326, 4/1936.
"House of Mrs. William Reding", Architectural Record, 68: 5, 412-413, 11/1930.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Garford House, 1919", Architecture in Los Angeles A Compleat Guide, 362, 1985.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Van Pelt House, 1926", Architecture in Los Angeles A Compleat Guide, 361, 1985.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 390, 1994.
King, Barbara, "The house begs for a standing ovation", Los Angeles Times, F5, F12, 4/24/2003.
"American Legion Building, Pasadena, 1923", Pasadena Star-News, 5, 05/28/1923.
"Building for Miss Grace Nicholson, Pasadena", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 56, col 3, 06/06/1924.
"Union Labor Temple Plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 65, col 1, 06/29/1928.
"Meyer, John H., House, San Marino, plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 15, col 1, 05/14/1920.
"American Legion Building, Pasadena, 1924", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 56, col 1, 11/28/1924.
"E,A, Shedd House plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 55, col 1, 04/25/1924.
"Jones, Garfield R., House, Pasadena, plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 16, col 1, 05/14/1920.
"Plans for First Presbyterian Church, Alhambra", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 60, col 1, 10/31/1924.
"American Legion Building, Pasadena, 1925", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 56, col 2, 01/30/1925.
"United Presbyterian Church, Pasadena plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 50, col 3, 03/14/1924.
"United Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, notice", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 59, col 3; 65, col 3, 09/05/1924.
"New Building for First National Bank of Chino", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 55, col 3, 09/12/1924.
"Garford House AIA Award", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 11, col 2, 4/16/1920.
"Arcade Building, Pasadena AIA Award", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 11, col 2, 04/16/1920.
"Award for Outstanding Design", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 46, col. 1, 3/28/1924.
"Mexican Methodist Church, Pasadena plans", Southwest Contractor and Manufacturer, 19 col 1, 01/30/1915.
"Eight room frame and plaster school", Southwest Contractor and Manufacturer, 19, 9/5/1914.
"Mexican Methodist Church, Pasadena, notice", Southwest Contractor and Manufacturer, 18, col 3, 03/20/1915.
Eckbo, Garrett, Urban Landscape Design, 39, 1964.