By Michael Good | House Calls San Diego premier Spanish Colonial neighborhood is ready for its close-up in a new picture book For such a quiet, respectable community, Kensington has had its fair share of mystery and intrigue over the years. Neighborhood lore has it that someone on Marlborough Drive forgot to mow his lawn back […]Read More The Kensington Story
This little house would change hands quite a bit early in its life. The plot thickens sometime in 1924 when the Whitney’s, likely falling on hard times, transfer ownership to Helyn Trumer Young and then in 1926 she transfers title to Matthews E. Trumer and Myrtle Trumer. Unfortunately, preliminary research into Helyn’s past leads us to more questions than answers. It does appears […]Read More If These Walls Could Talk..
In 1923 Ralph Whitney and his wife Edna purchased the lot and he is listed in the old 1923 directory at the San Diego History Center as living at a nearby address with a profession of “carpenter”. It is likely that Mr. Whitney built the house as no other builder has been uncovered and it was common in […]Read More If These Walls Could Talk