The residence at 6235 Bright Avenue is known as the Stokes/Sullens House. Based on tax records, it is estimated that the Stokes/Sullens House was constructed between 1906- 07. The house was owned and utilized as both a medical office and residence of Dr. Will H. Stokes. Dr. Stokes was one of the Whittier’s earliest physicians. Michael and Mary Sullens currently own the home. Mr. Sullens served on the Whittier City Council from 1992-96, and served as Mayor from 1994-96.

The residence is designed in the Craftsman’s architectural style, and is finished with a combination of horizontal redwood siding and shingles. Other Craftsman features include the cross- gable roof design, full width porch with sloping porch supports, and wood double-hung windows. 

Local designation date is January 14, 1997.

SOURCES: The information on this page is correct to the best of our knowledge. It 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.


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