5844 Bright Avenue was built in 1927, is landmark #58 and has no name associated with it from the process of local designation.
This residence is significant as an excellent example of American Colonial Revival architectural style, which is part of the larger Colonial Revival movement. Growing out of the Philadelphia Centennial of 1876, Colonial Revival style refers to the entire rebirth in interest in early American architecture, specifically the English and Dutch architecture along the Atlantic seaboard. The style gained popularity in the 1880s, but continued to be employed through the twentieth century.
This residence was home to Ida D. Eagle, widow of J.D. Eagle, as listed in the 1929 Whittier Rivera and Suburban Directory. Originally from Indiana, Ida lived with her son and housekeeper.
Local designation date is July 7, 2015.
SOURCES: The information above has been obtained from the original local designation documents and edits from the Whittier Historic Neighborhood Association. It may also include ongoing current ownership input.