A. C. Denman, Jr. (“Graystone”) Home


The Redlands Area Historical Society, Inc.
Heritage Award 1982

A.C. Denman, Jr. House “Graystone”
1531 Dwight Street

Built in 1903, by D.M. Donald, the house at 1531 Dwight Street features an outstanding panoramic view of the San Bernardino Mountains. The handsome home, Graystone, was built in the Dutch Colonial style for A.C. Denman, Jr. and his wife at a cost of $12,000. Denman was an early manager of the San Bernardino Valley Traction Company and later became the owner of the Denman Packing Company in Bryn Mawr. The Denmans were prominent in the social and civic life of Redlands.

Twin stone chimneys and a foundation of gray stone give the home its name, and a welcoming veranda enhanced by beautiful stone work stretches the length of the house. Inside, the house features a long winding staircase with beautifully carved banisters. On the landing, light streaming through leaded glass windows creates a rainbow effect. Leaded windows dominate the dining room enhancing the built-in china cabinets and fireplace.

Presently owned by Dr. and Mrs. Bud Feldkamp, Graystone has been home for them and their four children for the past five years.

The Redlands Area Historical Society does itself honor in singling out this unique example of our town’s heritage and in commending the stewardship of the owners.