Ventura Landmark Homes

Ventura Landmark Homes

Mabel Nellie Owen House, 93 W. Simpson

Designated January 26, 1990

This Mediterranean style house was the home of Mabel Nellie Owen who was an activist and voice for the Avenue Community for over fifty years. Projects with which she was involved include relocation of the Taylor Ranch feed lots, opposing a proposal to construct a sewer treatment plant next to Sheridan Way School, building of Westpark and Avenue Adult Centers, initiation of a senior mini bus, and construction of the Church of God in Christ church.