Male, US, born 1879-08-08, died 1972-10-31

Associated with the firms network

Marston and Van Pelt, Architects; Marston, Sylvanus B., Architect; Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury, Architects; Van Pelt and Lind, Architects; Van Pelt, Garrett, Jr., Architect


Professional 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??;

Professional Activities

Van Pelt joined the American Institute of Architects, Southern California Chapter, in 1916.

Education

Marston and Van Pelt received Southern California Chapter AIA Awards for the Arcade Building, Pasadena, CA, and the Garford House, Pasadena, CA, 04/1920;

Personal

Relocation

Born in Wisconsin, Garrett Van Pelt made his way to CA by about 1910.

In 1930, three years after dissolving his part in the Pasadena, CA, partnership of Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury, Architects, 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, the architect lived at 190 Miramar Avenue in Santa Barbara, CA.

Van Pelt died in Santa Barbara County, CA, at the age of 93.

SSN: 551-50-4978;



Associated Locations

  • Pasadena, CA (Architect's Office)
    25 South Euclid Street
    Pasadena, CA

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PCAD id: 173


NameDateCityState
1st National Bank of Chino, Headquarters Building, Chino, CA1924ChinoCA
1st Presbyterian Church, Alhambra, CA1924AlhambraCA
American Legion, Hall, Pasadena, CA1923-1924PasadenaCA
Arcade Building #2, Pasadena, CAPasadenaCA
Brandenstein, H.U., House, Palm Springs, CA1935Palm SpringsCA
Casa del Cielo, Pasadena, CA1923PasadenaCA
Curtin House, Pasadena, CA1915PasadenaCA
Farwell House, Newport Beach, CA1935-1936Newport BeachCA
Fulmore, Prentiss, House, Altadena, CA1935AltadenaCA
Garford House, Oak Knoll, Pasadena, CA1919PasadenaCA
Guthrie House, Palm Springs, CA1935Palm SpringsCA
Halberg House, Palm Springs, CA1936Palm SpringsCA
Jefferson, William and Belle, House, Laguna Beach, CA1929Laguna BeachCA
Jones, Garfield R., House, Pasadena, CA1920PasadenaCA
Kellogg Studio, Palm Springs, CAPalm SpringsCA
Lamanda Park School District, Lamanda Park School, Lamanda Park, Pasadena, CA1914Lamada ParkCA
La Siesta Court, Palm Springs, CA1936Palm SpringsCA
Mason House, Palm Springs, CA1937Palm SpringsCA
Mexican Methodist Church, Pasadena, CA1915PasadenaCA
Meyer, John Henry, House, San Marino, CA1920San MarinoCA
Newby, H., House, Pasadena, CAPasadenaCA
Nicholson, Grace, Building, Pasadena, CA1924PasadenaCA
Reding, Mrs. William, House, PasadenaPasadenaCA
San Jacinto Hotel, Palm Springs, CAPalm SpringsCA
Shedd, E.A., House, Beverly Hills, CA1924-1925Beverly HillsCA
Turner and Stevens Funeral Home, Pasadena, CA1922PasadenaCA
Union Labor Temple, Pasadena, CA1928PasadenaCA
United Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, CA1924-1925PasadenaCA
Van Pelt, Garrett Beekman, Jr., House, Pasadena, CA1926
Van Pelt, Garrett Beekman, Jr., Laguna Beach, CA1930Laguna BeachCA
Villa Verde, Pasadena, CA1927PasadenaCA
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, CAPasadenaCA
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), Building #1, Pasadena, CA1910PasadenaCA
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