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This large house in the Mid-Wilshire neighborhood of Los Angeles was built for Lemuel Goldwater, a garment industry pioneer and relative of Senator Barry Goldwater.

This Spanish Colonial Revival style house was built on a large lot in San Marino for O. Nicholas Gabriel.

Coate built this house for Mrs. H.C. Lippiatt and Mrs. F.M.P. Taylor in a Colonial Revival style, with influences of Spanish, Monterey, and New Orleans styles. The house backs onto the Bel Air Country Club golf course, and is close to the campus of…

The house for Rudolph and Caroline Liebig is located on a large flat lot in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles.

The area of South Los Angeles known as Leimert Park was developed in the late 1920s by Walter Leimert, and was one of the first planned communities in Southern California. The neighborhood was landscaped by the Olmstead Brothers, and in addition to…

This large Monterey-style house was designed for A Parley Johnson and his wife Geline "Gypsy" Johnson. They were citrus growers, and the house was originally surrounded by 50 acres of orange groves.
It was listed on the National Register of…

Coate designed this large house for movie producer Arthur Hornblow Jr and his second wife, actress Myrna Loy.

This house for Frank Hickman is located near the campus of UC Los Angeles in the "Little Holmby" area of Westwood.

This large Spanish Colonial style house was erected on San Leandro Lane for a Mrs. Dorothy D. Cotton.

Roland Coate designed and built this beach house for his family in the Emerald Bay area of Laguna Beach.

The M.G. Eshman house in Bel Air is a very good example of a classic American Colonial Revival style house. Sited on a large flat lot, the house is just down the street from the famous Hotel Bel-Air.

This Monterey Colonial style house was designed by Coate for business executive Lionel M. Armstrong.

This house for Herbert Allen Jr. is located in the Oak Knoll neighborhood of Pasadena.

This church was one of Coate's early solo commissions, after leaving the firm Johnson, Kaufmann and Coate. It is also one of his few church commissions. The structure is a very good example of Spanish Colonial Revival style, which was very popular in…

The Joseph Campbell house in Pasadena is one of Roland Coate's earliest solo commissions. This Andalusian style home has some Spanish accents.

Oil company executive Leigh Battson was married to Lucy Doheny and living at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills when they commissioned Coate to design a vacation home on Lake Arrowhead. The estate featured steeply sloping roofs which prevented…

This house for Jack Warner (one of the founding brothers in Warner Brothers Studios), was an alteration of and addition to an existing house. The Georgian style mansion with a Greek-style portico featured interior design by William Haines and…

The house for Edward Heath in San Marino (also listed as Pasadena), has some characteristics of a Regency style home, with an unusual double-height porch.

Real estate investor Jacob Stern commissioned this house from Coate in 1928. The over 9000 square foot estate was designed in the Mediterranean Revival style, on a 2.2 acre parcel of land. The 30 room mansion was sited on the crown of a hill,…

Irene Mayer and David C. Selznick, a well-known movie producer, commissioned this house from Coate at the height of the great depression. The house was a Georgian Revival on a large lot in the center of Beverly Hills, surrounded by other movie…

This large house, on a prominent hill overlooking the Bel Air Country Club was commissioned by petroleum executive David C. and Irene Norcross. The house features many Monterey Revival influences, as well as some intricate ironwork on a double-height…

The John E. Barber house is an early example of Coate's Monterey Revival style-- a second story balcony, center hall, with the majority of rooms opening onto outside space. Grayson C. and John Edwin Barber were a well-to-do and prominent Pasadena…

The owners of a successful furniture business, Frank and Ruth Wilmot Cowlishaw commissioned Coate to design a large ranch house and stables for their 640 acre working ranch in Arizona. The house was L shaped and centered around a pool in the back of…

This house, an interpretation of a Monterey style house, was one of Coate's earliest commissions as a solo architect, after the dissolution of the Johnson, Kaufmann, and Coate partnership. Stafford W. Bixby was a descendant of early California…

This house is a departure from Coate's Spanish and Monterey Revival style. Built for industrialist Ira L. Bryner and his wife Margaret, the house was sited on an irregular hillside lot and bore the hallmarks of a Georgian Revival, with some Colonial…

This house was built for Eva J.K. Fudger, daughter of a citrus rancher and wife of a Toronto businessman. Fudger had been living across the street when she commissioned Coate to build this house with a view towards the adjacent Wilshire Country Club.…
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