Elia Home (1915/1935)
634/640 Van Ness Avenue
Victorian/Colonial Revival (& Art Deco commercial building)
This property includes a two-story duplex home originally constructed in 1915, and a one-story Art Deco commercial building added in 1935. Both were constructed by Samuel and Ruth Elia. Samuel Elia was a painter. This is a rare surviving example of live/work residential construction in the downtown area from the early 20th century.