Ralph & Varina Merritt Home (1926)
3815 E. Huntington Boulevard
H. Rafael Lake, Architect
Architect H. Raphael Lake and builders, Trewhitt-Shields designed and constructed this unique Colonial Revival home. Lake moved to Fresno in 1923 and designed the Californian Hotel for the Sun Maid Hotel Corporation. This 1926 residence was built for the Merritt family. Ralph Merritt was president and managing director of Sun Maid Raisin Company.