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EDWARD KILLINGSWORTH, FAIA (1917-2004)

Killingsworth was born in Taft CA and in 1921 his oilman father moved the family south to Long Beach CA. During Killingsworth's years at Wilson High School, his original ambition was to become a painter, but he decided to major architecture at USC, graduating in 1940. He served in WWI and earned a Bronze Star. After WWII, Killingsworth worked for Long Beach architect Kenneth S. Wing from 1946-1953. Killingsworth was discovered in 1950 as John Entenza, creator of the Case Study Program, drove by Killingsworth's in-laws' recently built house in Los Alamitos, California. When Entenza found out Killingsworth was the architect, he invited him to participate in the program.

Killingsworth partnered with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith in 1953 and together they designed four Case Study Houses in 1960 (3 still standing as of 2020). Smith left he partnership in 1963. From 1984 until his retirement in the early 2000s, Killingsworth was a partner in Killingsworth Stricker Lindgren Wilson and Associates. For more than 40 years from 1962, he established and implemented the masterplan for the CSULB campus. Killingsworth designed the main architecture building of his alma mater, the USC School of Architecture's Watt Hall where he served as adjunct professor. Bio adapted from Wikipedia.


1936 - The Fredrick T. Mondientz House, 2095 Maine Avenue, Long Beach CA. Needs verification.


1936 - The Ray Stillings House, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


1949 - The W. A. Duckham House, 209 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach CA. Possibly a remodel; needs verification.


1949 - The Gertrude Blanche Whited House, 270 East Plenty Street, Long Beach CA. One bedroom cottage, just under 800 sf. Became a rental. Sold in 2013 to Debra Lynn Kabrin.


1949 - The Paul W. and Winifred Prince House, 269 East San Antonio Drive, Long Beach CA. Russell S. Best was the builder. Sold in 1963 to John Roggeveen. Sold in 1999 to Maximo Iglesias. Photo by Michael Locke.


1952 - The W. Lehnhardt House, La Reina Street, Downey CA. Status unknown.


1952 - The Killingsworth Apartments, 6800-6806 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Sold in 1998 to Warmside Rentals, LLC. Sold in 2000 to Stewart A. Sterling. Sold in 2002 to Ken Miezejewski. Photos by Michael Locke.


1953 - The Patsy Seeley House, Long Beach CA. One of Killingsworth's earliest solo designs. The yellow wall surrounding the garden is a steel shock wall to help brace the home against earthquakes. Status unknown.


1953 - The William S. and Julia A. Cheney House, 5370 East El Prado Avenue, Long Beach CA. Kenneth S. Wing was the architect. Killingsworth did plot plans and designs for a cabana addition in the pool area in 1953. Sold to Gary and Julia Smith. Sold in 2002 to Roger and Teri Granbo who made some updates in 2004. Photo by Michael Locke.


1953 - The Len L. Cowley House, 5401 East El Cedral Street, Long Beach CA. Designed by Kenneth Wing. Killingsworth did the the plot plan and designed a lamp post. Sold to Lawrence and Sandra Lewis. Sold to George and Patricia Wise. Sold in 2015 to Benjamin and Yvette Stepanoff who added the second floor in 2017 and made some major modifications (bottom photo, by Michael Locke).


1953 - The Carl Lundgren House, 10141 Nutwood Street, Anaheim CA. Additions in 1957. Address has since changed. Photos from the Long Beach newspaper, 10/3/1954. Status unknown.


1953 - The Alexander McKenna House, Riviera, Hollywood CA. Status unknown.


1953 - The John Morrison Remodel, 7822 East 6th Street, Downey CA. Kitchen remodel; original house built in 1935. Sold in 2001 to Rene and Maria Denis.


1954 - The R. E. Bachmann House, 9342 Crosby, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


1954 - The W. B. Fether House, Long Beach CA. Likely unbuilt.


1954 - The Maurice Holladay Alterations, 169 Rivo Alto Canal, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1949. Photo by Michael Locke.


1954 - The R. P. Kemmerer Addition, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


1954 - The Marion Collins House, 3865 Walnut Avenue, Long Beach CA. Address no longer exists. Likely unbuilt.


1954 - The Burton Pike Addition. Original house built in 1950 and designed by architect Donald A. Davis. Addition of family room with dressing rooms and bath for pool. Status unknown.


1954 - The Joseph Young Renovation, Long Beach CA. Primarily a kitchen renovation. Status unknown.


1954 - The Roy Peterson House, 4640 Virginia Road, Long Beach CA. Likely unbuilt. Killingsworth designed alterations for Howard Day (bottom rendering) at this address around 1963, unbuilt.


1954 - The Kinsey House, Whittier CA.  Status unknown.


1954 - The R. F. Matlock House, 270 Park Avenue, Long Beach CA. Likely unbuilt.


1954 - The William M. and Millicent Forman Barry House, 1131 Ramillo Avenue, Long Beach CA. Designed with John Brady and Waugh Smith. Sold to Barry Ceverha. Sold in 2006 to Richard Smythe. Sold in 2020 to Elizabeth Acord. Photo by Michael Locke.


1955 - The W. R. Hollingsworth House, 1812 Palm Avenue, Manhattan Beach CA. Destroyed around 1998.


1955 - The Richard L. and Margaret M. Russell House, 5586 Naples Canal, Long Beach CA. Designed with John Brady and Waugh Smith. Ernest Adler & Son was the builder. Still owned by Mrs. Russell as of 2021. Photos by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Thomas and Mary Kiddie House, 2 Laguna Place, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Has been extensively remodeled. Sold in 2018 to Terrance Goins and Jacques Corsia. For sale in 2021. Top two photos by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Charles W. and Gladys T. Campbell Alterations and Addition, 3805 Weston Place, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1946. Alterations designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Pacific Contracting Corp was the builder. Campbell was president and general manager of Campbell Buick Company. Top photo by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Daisy Terrace Apartments, 545-547 West 1st Street, Long Beach CA. Two twelve-unit apartments built by A. H. Ormsvy. Destroyed around 1967.


1955 - The David D. and Dorothy Spaulding Dunlap Alteration, 4225 Country Club Drive, Long Beach CA. Original 1941 house designed by Miller and Gibbs architects. Killingsworth designed an upstairs dressing room with Waugh Smith. David Dunlap was a Long Beach oil pioneer and president of D.D. Dunlap Oil Company and acted in the capacity of builder. Sold in 2000 to Jeffery and Jennifer Patterson who remodeled the 2nd floor bath. In 2003 the first floor kitchen was extended and remodeled, a sun roof was added, 2nd floor bath and closet was remodeled and a bedroom was added. Sold in 2015 to Sumer Ann Temple-King. Photo by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Benjamin Feldman House, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt.


1955 - The Phillip B. and Nancy W. Hartley House, 5611 East El Parque Street, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Contractor Ernest Adler and Son. The Hartleys added a pool in 1964 and a covered attached patio in 1970. Sold in 1976 to Edward and Diane Arnold. Sold in 2000 to David and Nancy Zipparian. Sold in 2016 to Active Real Estate Investments. Sold in 2017 to John and Olga Lah. Top photo by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Griffith W. Jehu House, 5450 East El Jardin Street, Long Beach CA. Built by Skyline Construction Co. Sold to the Lynch Family Trust. Sold in 2015 to Michael and Autumn Rose who added a second story addition in 2018. Top photo by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Walter (Melvin) and Dagmar Killingsworth Alterations and Additions, 3935 Falcon Avenue, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1941. Melvin and Dagmar, Edward Killingsworth's brother and sister-in-law, bought the house in 1945, and Killingsworth remodeled the entry and the kitchen. Stromberg and Son was the builder. In 1971 Killingsworth added a bedroom with exterior patio. Sold to Kenneth Lally. Sold in 2009 to Julie Somers. Photo by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Frank Lamb Alterations, Geneva Walk, Long Beach CA.  Status unknown.


1955 - The Kenneth and Estelle Mooney House, 4015 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Constructed by Ernest Adler and Son. Sold in 1997 to Thomas Kelch. Photo by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Henry Shriver House. Likely unbuilt.

1955 - The M. R. Ward House, 120 East Cameron, Long Beach CA. Likely unbuilt.


1955 - The Douglas Weber Triplex, 6713-6717 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Original address: 6711 Ocean Boulevard. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Douglas Weber was the builder. Sold to Wilkerson Family Trust. Sold in 2006 to Anthony and Amber Gentile. Sold in 2010 to Charles H. Mccullough. Sold in 2017 to Michael and Michele Sullivan. Photo by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Hamilton and Virginia Young House, 77 North Vía di Roma Walk, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Hamilton Young was the builder. The Youngs added a pool early on. Sold to Gerald Miller. Sold in 2007 to Susan and Chris Halsted, who commissioned alterations in 2013 including kitchen and bathroom remodels. Photos by Michael Locke.


1955 - The Don Spring Addition, 3860 Country Club Drive, Long Beach CA. Addition designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith and included a covered pool roof. Photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Ray Webb Alterations, 4419 California Avenue, Long Beach CA. Located in the Bixby Knolls development. Original house built in 1940. Killingsworth removed the breakfast nook and porch and added a family room. Sold in 1969 to John Samson. Status unknown.


Around 1955 - The Donald DaGradi House, 434 Ultimo Avenue, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt.


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1956 - The Howard Cook Residence, 600 Busch Place, Pasadena CA. Owned by Richard W. and Mary G. Vanis since at least 2003. Photos by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Richard J. and Lilas E. Dach Additions and Alterations, 236 Bennett Avenue, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1925 by Hillford Brothers. Alterations included a porte cochere, a new fireplace, sliding doors, a flat ceiling to replace the existing cove ceiling, a terrace, hobby shop, and family room. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Stromberg & Son was the builder. Sold to Dennis Armstrong. Sold in 1991 to Scott Engwall. Sold to Mark Seaman. Sold in 1998 to Richard and Margaret Davis. Sold in 2000 to Richard and Marianne Venieris Hollingsworth. Deeded to Marianne after Richard's death in 2008. Owned by Marianne (Hollingworth) Gastelum and Ronald Ralph Gastelum as of 2021. Photos by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Jack Newville House, 417 Paseo de la Playa, Redondo Beach CA. Destroyed around 2005.


1956 - The James W. and Marjorie "Midge" Clark House, 41 Vista del Golfo, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Sold to Steiner W. McEachern. Sold in 2013 to Susan Sullivan. Photos by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Kenneth S. and Ellen C. Kirk Remodel, 5710 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1937. Remodel included kitchen, service porch, living room, and new fence. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Stromberg & Son was the builder. Sold in 1959 to architect Wayne Fredericks who added a porch in the early 1970s. Sold in 2004 to Alvaro Navas. Sold in 2007 to Margaret Sue Morse. Photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Fred Burrell Apartments, 633 East 1st Street, Long Beach CA. 44-unit apartments designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Don W. and Dale F. Wiese were the builders. Sold in 2016 to Paul and Edythe Ling. Top two photos by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Bellehurst Development, Fullerton CA. Likely built without Killingsworth's involvement. Development surrounding the Los Coyotes Country Club by C. S. Jones/Acron Investments. Architects involved were Buff, Straub and Hensman; Welton Becket; James R. Wilde; and Jones and Emmons.


1956 - The Don and Dale Wiese Apartment Building, aka the Bon-Us Vita, 231 Belmont Avenue, Long Beach CA. 26 units. Don Weise acted as builder. Still owned by the Wiese family as of 2021. Bottom photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Philip Bixby House, Oceanside CA. Unbuilt.


1956 - The R. J. McKee Store with Apartments, 1922 West American Avenue, Long Beach CA. Killingsworth's plans were for the Long Beach Letter Shop with 6 apartments above. Destroyed.


1956 - The Roy Booth House, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


1956 - The Leo Rule Alterations, Compton CA. Likely unbuilt.


1956 - The Harold Francis and Lillian H. Maggart Remodel, 3940 Myrtle Avenue, Long Beach CA. Maggart was an optometrist who owned and operated a manufacturing and dispensing optical business in Long Beach. Original house built in 1937. Remodel included a living room extension, new garage, and new bath. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Sold to Curtis Cover. Sold in 1989 to Nellis Freeman. Sold in 1995 to Robert Moncrief and N. Etsuko. Sold in 2003 to Paul and Kelly Gvildys. Deeded in 2014 to Paul Gvildys and Karalynn Sprouse. Photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Samuel Albert and Gladys R. Molle Alterations and Additions, 1063 Cartagena Drive, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1951. Alterations included remodeling interiors, adding a new garage, enlarging master bedroom, and converting existing gas. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. J.V. Halas was the builder. Sold in 1988 to Jerry and Kim Luu. Sold in 1998 to Charles Huynh. Photos by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Peter Mamula Duplex Addition, 242 East Bixby Road, Long Beach CA. Original house built 1953. Killingsworth-designed addition unbuilt. Photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Eldon House, 5589 East Lonna Linda Drive, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt.


1956 - The Eldredge E. and Dorothy M. Combs House, 4153 Country Club Drive, Long Beach CA. House, attached garage, storage area, and fencing designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Ernest Adler & Son was the builder. Sold in the mid-1960s to John Wallace who had MCM architect John Edward Tay design a second addition over the garage that included bedrooms and a bath. Still owned by the Wallace family as of 2021. Photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Douglas Evered Alterations, 18 61st Place, Long Beach CA. Original apartment building built in 1927. Alterations merged two units into one house. Photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Alexander and Louise Kadvany House, 3334 East 1st Street, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Still owned by the Kadvany family as of 2021. Photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Lester D. and Eva Lawson Remodel, 3903 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach CA. Remodel of a house built in 1916, which included the utility porch, dining room, and family room. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Sold in 1990 to Terrance Ponchak. Sold in 1994 to Gloria Takahashi. Sold in 2008 to Joan and Tony King. Photo by Michael Locke.


1956 - The Michael M. and Virginia Lloyd Alterations, 1031 East Burlinghall Drive, Long Beach CA. Original 1951 house designed by architect Victor F. Siebert. Alterations in 1956 included extending the living room and covered porch with a barbeque. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Russell S. Best was the contractor. Sold to Herbert and Lynn Cranton. Sold in 2016 to Brian and Meredith Hammond. Top photo by Michael Locke.


Around 1956 - The C. J. Jones Apartments, Palm Springs CA. Probably unbuilt.


1957 - The Ernest and Ellen M. Taylor Addition, 6014 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Second story addition to a 1936 house. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Danna Construction was the builder. Addition included a service area, family room, bedroom, storage, penthouse, and covered porch. Further first and second story additions completed in 1989. Sold to Paul Graben who had the court area enclosed in 1998. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1957 - The Richard and Helen Bennington Opdahl House, 5576 East Vesuvian Walk, Long Beach CA. Built by Alfred Dorsey; interiors by John Nicholson of Frank Brothers. Featured in Architectural Record Houses of 1958. B/W photos by Marvin Rand; bottom color photo by Michael Locke. Status unknown.


1957 - The Leon Lamont and Dorothy Stenhjem Wiltse House, 1420 La Perla Avenue, Long Beach CA. Dr. Leon Wiltse established an orthopedic practice in Long Beach and became known for developing the Wiltse Spine Fixation System. House designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. J. V. Halas was the builder. Killingsworth later added a second bedroom. Sold in 2000 to Howard and Elaine Davis. Photo by Michael Locke.


1957 - The Ernie Combs Alterations and Additions, 4175 Chestnut Avenue, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1939. Alterations included added dressing rooms, half bath, and covered terrace.


1957 - The David and Helen Feuer Alterations and Additions, 5100 East Vista Street, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1940. Killingsworth added a second story screened porch, back balcony, and spiral staircase. Gerhardt Construction was the builder. In 1963 a new covered entrance was added. At some point the house was converted into apartments. Top two photos by Michael Locke.


1957 - The Frances Breig House, 5279 Colorado Street, Long Beach CA. Additions completed in 1972 and 1985, not by Killingsworth. Sold in 2019 to Nicholas Nguyen.


1957 - The Don E. and Janie Frederick Kuster Remodel and Addition, 4440 California Avenue, Long Beach CA. Kuster was president of V.E. Kuster Company, an oil well services company founded by his father. Original house was a developer model built in 1951. Remodel removed existing fireplace, remodeled living room, and added bath, storage, den, and loggia. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. J.V. Halas was the builder. Sold in 2015 to Gabriel and Irma Quezada. Photo by Michael Locke.


1957 - The William Cree Alterations and Additions, 4201 Country Club, Long Beach CA. Original address: 500 Devon Place, changed in 1984. Original house built in 1936. Killingsworth added a garage, bedrooms, bath, and service porch. In 1958 he remodeled the interior and added a maid's room, garage, 2 baths and 2 bedrooms. Destroyed in 2018 and a new house built, bottom photo by Michael Locke.


1957 - The James and Marion Fletcher Alterations, 5470 East El Parque Street, Long Beach CA. Original house built 1951. Alterations designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith and included adding a sunscreen to the patio, a stone veneer to the living room fireplace, and built in bookcases and cabinets. Photo by Michael Locke.


1957 - The Donald C. Malcolm Alterations and Additions, 3758 Country Club Drive, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1945. Alterations designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith and included an enlarged living room, and additional two bedrooms and bathrooms. Photo by Michael Locke.


1957 - The Marina Shores Housing Development, between Pacific Coast Highway, Beach Boulevard and Crestview Avenue, Seal Beach CA. Built by Butler-Harbour Construction. Five floor plans were developed of which Architect J. Herbert Brownell designed three and Killingsworth the other two. Killingsworth also did the tract site plans and designed some porch details for all of the house styles and the wall surrounding the community. At least 200 homes built using 21 exterior designs.

Example house: 637 Beachcomber Drive. Sold to Charles and Barbara Jones. Sold to Kim Wells.


1957 - The John Robertson House, 949 Van Dyke Drive, Laguna Beach CA. Featured in Arts & Architecture, December 1958. Destroyed in 1987.


1957 - The Noble L. and Dixie Millie Additions and Alterations, 5421 East El Parque Street, Long Beach CA. Millie founded Millie & Severson General Contractors with Charles Severson in 1945. The firm collaborated with Killingsworth, Brady and Smith on many projects. Original house built in 1953, designed by architect Jack Lipman. Alterations included adding a master bedroom, remodeling the kitchen, and adding some indoor and outdoor built in seating. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Photos by Michael Locke.


1957 - The Philip McKenna Alterations, 3520 East Oregon Avenue, Phoenix AZ. Original address: 5230 North 36th Street. Sold to architect Ralph Haver. Sold to Jeffrey and Cheryl Walsh. Sold in 2007 to Schubert Chiao. Sold in 2015 to Cole Wilcox.


1957 - The Sylvester Topolski House, 1340 Knoxville Avenue, Long Beach CA. Additions completed in the mid to late 1960s and in 2007. Sold in 2013. Sold in 2018 to Lori Berkemer.


1958 - The George Johnson House, 4603 North Virginia Road, Long Beach CA. Located in Los Cerritos Country Club. Killingsworth also did altertations in 1964 to extend the garage and create a hobby studio. Sold in the early 1980s to Charles Campbell. Sold in 1995 to Theodore and Lenora Benaderet, who added the second story in 1996.


1958 - The Marvin Rand Alterations, 8831 Wonderland Park Avenue, Los Angeles CA. Original house built in 1931. Killingsworth added a standing wall. Other alterations to the house completed in 1961 by architect Bernard Zimmerman. Architect Tom Nott did an addition in 1991. Status unknown.


1958 - The Mildred Brayton Alterations, 22 Palermo Walk, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1932. Alterations included dining room extension, a brick front porch, and steps. A second story was added in the 1970s by a different architect.


1958 - The Lee Byers Alterations, 11601 Court Lane, Anaheim CA. Original house built in 1951. Sold to Antarra Communications (Carol Warren).


1958 - The Lafayette Apartments Remodel, 3650 Florida Street, San Diego CA. Remodel of a 1946 apartment building. Sold in 2003 to Key 5 LLC.


1958 - The Oceana Apartments, aka Miles Apartments, 1605 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Ten units, designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Photo by Michael Locke.


1958 - The Joe Preston and Beulah Wills Apartments, 535 Tremont Avenue, Long Beach CA. Seven-unit apartment building with carport, designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Ben F. Maroon was the builder. Each apartment is individually owned. Photos by Michael Locke.


1958 - The C. Gaverick Apartments, 16 South 36th Place, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Remodeled in 1961, also by Killingsworth. Converted to a 12-unit condominium complex. Above example: Unit H. Top two photos by Michael Locke.


1958 - The Frank Vessels House, Clubhouse, and Alterations, 4961 Katella Avenue, Cypress CA. Vessels was the owner of the Los Alamitos Racetrack. Plans include clubhouse and snack shop for the racetrack, as well as a rental house, and two other small houses altered by Killingsworth, Brady, and Smith.


1958 - The Burton S. Galleher House, 1128 East Burlinghall Drive, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Adler & Son was the builder. Sold to Estelle Mooney. Sold in 1998 to Michael Costello. Sold in 2003 to Bradley Miyasato. Deeded in 2011 to Bradley Miyasato and Bradley Duerre. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1958 - The Marina Tower Co-op Apartments, 3055 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt except for a model at 3051 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Built by Millie and Severson General Contractors for MKM Projects, Inc. Sold to Edward and Bella Milkes. Sold to the Moores. Deeded in 1989 to Jeanne Feinberg. Sold to Vaughn and Gerene Nixon. Sold in 2000 to Anthony Powell. Sold in 2013 to Ted and Kelly Hyman. Top photo by Michael Locke.


1958 - The James A. and Marjorie C. Ferrie House, 263 East San Antonio Drive, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. C.T. McGrew & Sons was the builder. Sold to John A. Richards who commissioned the same architects to remodel the house in 1978. Sold in 2005 to Michael G. Ward. Photo by Michael Locke.


1958 - The Julie Bescos Alterations, 6801 East Seaside Walk, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1922. Unsure if alterations were completed.


1958 - The George Swift House, 716 Longfellow Avenue, Hermosa Beach CA. Sold to P. Couchois. Sold in 1999 to Kent and Janet Galli. Sold in 2014 to Susan Benton and Jeff Russell.


1958 - The Roland Edward Raasch Addition, 3840 Elm Avenue, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1951. Addition designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Raasch was the builder. Photo by Michael Locke.


1958 - The Ralph Root Apartments, 1617 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Sold to Joan Murrillo.


1958 - The Irving Schneider Alterations, 1062 East La Dera Drive, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1949. Alterations were for a canopy cover. Gerhardt Construction Company was the builder. Photo by Michael Locke.


1958 - The Millie McCrate Severson Apartments, Los Angeles CA. Probably unbuilt.


1958 - The Toledo Apartments/Toledo Motor Inn, 2nd Street and Alamitos Bay, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt 64 unit apartment building.


1959 - The Franklin E. and Virginia E. Waters House, 1485 La Perla Avenue, Long Beach CA. House sold in 2011 for land value on one of the largest (30,800 sqft) lots in the Park Estates. Destroyed and new house (bottom photo, by Michael Locke) built afterwards.


1959 - The Maurice Frank House, 4004 Country Club Drive, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Stromberg & Son was the builder. Sold to the Brooks Trust. Sold in 1999 Robert and Iona Sorem. Sold in 2020 to Matthew Leaver and Krista Lin. Top two photos by Michael Locke.


1959 - The Norman Wampler House, 9866 Crestbrook Drive, Bellflower CA. Sold to George Rivas. Sold in 2000 to Dionisio and Herlinda Munoz.


1959 - The Earl Daugherty House, 2501 Earl Avenue, Long Beach CA. Destroyed and a new house built in 1995.


1959 - The Desmond MacTavish House, Lake Tahoe, Douglas County NV. Unbuilt. MacTavish was a land developer in Marin County.


1959 - The C. S. Thompson Alterations, 9890 Crestbrook Avenue, Bellflower CA. Original house built in 1956. Killingsworth added a bay window next to a new brick front porch. Sold in 2005 to John Athanase Sbarounis.


1960 - Case Study House 23A, 2342 Rue de Anna, La Jolla CA. One of the Triad Houses - the only Case Study project in San Diego. Nominated in 2013 for National Historic Designation.


1960 - Case Study House 23B, La Jolla CA. One of the Triad Houses - the only Case Study project in San Diego. This house has not been nominated for National Historic Designation because it has been changed too much from its original design.


1960 - Case Study House 23C, 2329 Rue de Anna, La Jolla CA. One of the Triad Houses - the only Case Study project in San Diego. Nominated in 2013 for National Historic Designation.


1960 - The Daniel H. Ridder Additions and Alterations, 38 Portuguese Bend Road, Rolling Hills CA. Original house built in 1952. Ridder was the publisher of the Long Beach Press Telegram.


1960 - The Edward Simkins House, Glenchester Drive, Long Beach CA. Likely unbuilt.


1960 - The Curtis Smith Addition and Alterations, 211 North Elm Drive, Beverly Hills CA. Alterations included adding on to the dining room and reconfiguring the kitchen, unknown if built. Destroyed, new house built 1988.


1960 - The Long Beach Trailer Estates, Atlantic Avenue and Artesia Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt.


1960 - The Russel Swift House, Manhattan Beach CA. Likely unbuilt.


1961 - The J. R. Braitsch Alterations, 344 Ocean Avenue, Seal Beach CA. Original house built in 1948. Alterations included a master bed and bath addition over the garage.


1961 - The Country Club Tower, Washington Boulevard, South Ogden UT. Unbuilt.


1961 - The Ivy Coves Housing Development for Nishkian and Co., Pacific Coast Highway and Loynes Drive, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt. First project was to be 130 lots fronting the canal, second project was to add 120 homes when first section was complete.


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1961 - The Laura and Edward Killingsworth House, 4606 North Virginia Road, Long Beach CA. Sold in 2019 to the Watt Family Trust. Photos by Michael Locke.


1961 - The Isabel Connor Remodel, 425 Havana Avenue, Long Beach CA. Facade remodel of a 1947 house, which added a front porch and garden wall. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Stromberg & Son was the builder. The house was remodeled again in 2012. Photos by Michael Locke.


1961 - The Ralph H. and Maude Harriman Clock House, 4180 Country Club Drive, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1941 by architect James Friend and builder Albert Reingardt. Addition of a maid's bedroom and bath designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Stromberg and Son was the builder. Mr. Clock was a practicing lawyer who also served as a judge of the circuit court, California State Senate representing the 48th district, and state conservation commissioner. Photos by Michael Locke.


1961 - The Thomas Shaheen House, 4681 Virginia Road, Long Beach CA. Sold to Steven and Stephanie Salyer. Sold in 2010 to Edward Yawitz.


1961 - The Nugent Pavilion, aka Case Study House 26. This un-built Case Study House is also known as the Nugent Pavillion, for the original client who had chosen a site overlooking the ocean near San Diego CA. The house was to be built using prefabricated construction system, designed by the client, William Nugent, who was an engineer. The house was to be partially surrounded by water, in the form of a reflecting pool, and an interior courtyard garden was to be roofed in plastic. This house, while part of the Case Study House program, was not featured in Arts & Architecture Magazine. Case Study House 26 was eventually designed by Beverly Thorne and was the only Case Study House to be designed in Northern California.


1961 - The Fred Tebbets Apartments, 45 62nd Place, Long Beach CA. 4-unit complex. Destroyed. New complex built in 1983.


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1962 - The Edward Frank House, aka Case Study House 25, 82 Rivo Alto Canal, Naples CA. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Built by Stromberg and Son; interiors, Edward Frank. Frank was a longtime friend of Killingsworth's from Long Beach Wilson High School. Featured in Architectural Record Houses 1963; GA Houses 101. Won a 1963 First Honor Award from the Better Homes for Living Competition sponsored jointly by the AIA, House and Home, Life, and Time magazines. Color photos by Michael Locke; B/W photos by Julius Shulman.


1962 - The Earl Emmons Shopping Center and Apartments, Palm Springs CA. Unbuilt.


1962 - The Todd Faulkner Addition, 2332 Cerritos Avenue, Signal Hill CA. Rumpus room addition to a 1905 Arts and Crafts bungalow.


1962 - The Montecito Park/Hillshore Apartment Complex, aka Glenview Gardens, aka Myers Ridge Estates, aka Vue at Montrose, 2121 Valderas Drive, Glendale CA.


1962 - The Reingardt Garden Apartments, Atlantic Avenue and 51st Street, Long Beach CA. Built with a different architect's design.


Around 1962 - The Tahquitz Development Condominiums, Andreas Road and Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs CA. Unbuilt.


1963 - The Gerald Desmond Remodel, 2311 East First Street, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1908. Remodel included the enclosure of the center portion of the front porch, new steps, and a sliding glass door. Stromberg and Son were the builders. Photo by Michael Locke.


1963 - The Earl W. Starkey Duplex, 444-450 East San Antonio Drive, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady. Photo by Michael Locke.


1963 - The Ben Farris Apartments, 608 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena CA. Needs verification.


1963 - The Hunter Apartment Building, aka Bay Tower, 61st and Alamitos Bay, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt 10 story apartment tower.


1963 - The Nelson McCrady House, 3291 Admiralty Drive, Huntington Beach CA. Sold in 1988 to Thomas McAfee. Sold in 1993 to Mark Monroe.


1963 - The Gerald Neer Apartment Building, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt.


1963 - The Ocean Tower Apartment Building, Long Beach CA. Designed for a Mr. Arnold. Unbuilt.


1963 - The T. G. Robinson Apartment Tower, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt.


1963 - The Surf Tower Apartments, Termina Avenue and Allin Street, Long Beach CA. Unbuilt.


1963 - The Case Study Apartments 2, 1606-1616 Westcliff Drive, Newport Beach CA. This is the second Case Study Apartment project, and it was never built. Killingsworth designed the 10 unit apartment complex to be a mix of four standard two bedroom apartments and six 'studio' two bedroom apartments which were two stories tall, and arranged in townhouse style. Both types of apartments were to be approximately 1300 square feet in size and each had a private courtyard entrance. This grouping allowed for garages to face the back of the property, a large swimming pool in the center of the complex, and a courtyard facing the main street. A different apartment building was built on the site in 1971.


1964 - The Don Spring House Addition, 4291 Country Club Drive, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1940 by Kenneth Wing. Former address: 4302 Country Club Drive. Additions included a covered pool and pool house. Designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith. Stromberg & Son was the builder. Photo by Michael Locke.


1964 - The Park Bel Aire Apartments, 2001-2051 Beverly Plaza, Long Beach CA. 89 unit apartment complex designed with Jules Brady and Waugh Smith for Shapell and Webb. S&S Construction was the builder. Photos by Michael Locke.


1964 - The Edward Anderson House, 1495 La Perla Avenue, Long Beach CA. Commissioned in 1962. Designed with Jules Brady. Anderson was the builder. Has been added on to over the years, not by Killingsworth. Sold in 1998 to Jon and Amanda Hall. Photo by Michael Locke.


1964 - The George Cashman House, Rolling Hills CA. Likely unbuilt.


1964 - The Jack Drown House and Addition, 1 Crest Road West, Rolling Hills CA.


1964 - The Paramount Gardens Apartments, Long Beach CA. Likely unbuilt.

Around 1964 - The Kay Banning House, Ohialoke Street, Honolulu HI. Status unknown.


1965 - The Eldredge E. and Dorothy M. Combs Cabin.


1965 - The Herman H. and Nellie Ridder Addition, 550 West Mesa Way, Long Beach CA. Original house built in 1942. Addition designed with Jules Brady. Sold to Jerome and Louise Armstrong Klingbell, who commissioned Killingsworth in 1973 to do another addition. Photo by Michael Locke.


1965 - The Kerrwood Manor, aka the Belcher-Wood Apartments, 6255 Atlantic Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady. Kiely Corporation was the builder. Photos by Michael Locke.


1965 - The Vaile Gilbert Young House, 99 Vista del Golfo, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady. Mr. Young was Vice-President and General Manager of the Long Beach Buffim's Department Store. Photos by Michael Locke.


1966 - The Kahala Beach Apartments, 4999 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, HI. Charles Pietsch was the developer. 200 unit luxury rental apartment complex on a 6 acre site on the Diamondhead side of the Kahala Hilton. Example photos from apartment #250.


1970 - The Samuel C. and Mildred A. Cameron House, 5517 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady. Samuel Cameron was General Manager of the Independent Press-Telegram and Director of the Long Beach Safety Council. Sold to Rahamin Suares, who added a third story in 2012 designed by architect Ron Hoover. Bottom photo by Michael Locke.


1970 - The Jules and Virginia Maxwell Brady House, 4204 Cedar Avenue, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady. Sold to Lewy Kallas. Bottom photo by Michael Locke.


1971 - The Susan Baird Triplex Renovation, 630 East San Antonio Drive, Long Beach CA. Conversion designed with Jules Brady of a 1943 four-plex to a triplex. Photos by Michael Locke.


1971 - The Daniel H. Ridder Additions, 5531 Bryant Drive East, Long Beach CA. Killingsworth added a bedroom to the guest house and possibly extended the living room.


1982 - The Spinnaker Coves Condominiums, Azure Way and Heron Bay, Long Beach CA. Designed with Jules Brady. The 453 unit condominium project with yacht club offers three and four bedroom units on a waterfront location and can come with a boat slip as well. Photos by Michael Locke.


Year Unknown - The H. N. Bennett Apartment Building, Manhattan Beach CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The C. L. Compton Apartments, 39th Place, Long Beach CA. 42 units originally designed for a Mr. Brightman. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Continental Ranch Housing Development, Cortaro and Kaiser, Tucson AZ. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Continental Ranch Housing Development, 100 Series, Phoenix AZ. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Charles Dupont House, Rancho Santa Fe CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Frank Fietsch House, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Freeman Construction House, West Covina CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Zoltan Gulyas Orange Acres Trailer Park. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Robert Irvin Addition. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Greg Killingsworth Duplex, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The William Killingsworth Apartments, 49th Street, Long Beach CA. 8 units. Unsure if built.


Year Unknown - The C. J. Loop House. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The John Mansell Alterations. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Marsh Project. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Hugh Myers House, La Cañada Flintridge CA. Likely unbuilt.


Year Unknown - The Freeman Randall House, Morada Avenue, West Covina CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Vivian Faure Rilliet House, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Rosenberg House. Unbuilt.


Year Unknown - The Shaughnessy Place Condominiums. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The F. L. Swadley Alterations. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The James Trapp House. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Twin Towers, Las Vegas NV. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Vajener and McKennon Apartments, Palm Springs CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Virginia Country Club Apartments, Virginia Road, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Don Walrud House, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The John Wright Trailer Park, Anaheim CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The William Bryant House, Long Beach CA. Status unknown.


Year Unknown - The Lansdale Co-op Apartments, Rutland Road and Mariners Drive, Newport Beach CA. Status unknown.


Sources include: Mid-Century Home; La Jolla Light; The Edward A. Killingsworth Papers at University of California Santa Barbara; The Long Beach Independent Press; Los Angeles Times.