Stanford history prof buys condo in Ocean Park

Medium 097ced4ae8485d347f1d9bbd915dd2af Herbert S. Klein and Judith C. Schiffner bought a one-bedroom, one-bath condo at 2311 Fourth St. Unit #318 in Santa Monica from David A. McKellar and Richard P. Meisel for $358,000 on Oct. 27.

Kellar and Meisel acquired the property in Jan. 2005. The 670-square-foot unit is in 2311 Fourth St., a condominium development built in 1967 in Ocean Park.

Klein is a professor of history at Stanford University where he also serves as director of Latin American Studies. He previously worked as the Gouverneur Morris professor of history at Columbia University for 35 years.

He earned his bachelor's and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

According to, there have been 266 condo sales in the Santa Monica during the past 12 months, with a median price of $660,000.

Address: 2311 4th Street, Unit: 318
Buyer(s): Herbert S Klein (Trustee), Judith C Schiffner (Trustee) and Judith C Schiffner The (Living Trust)
Seller(s): David A McKellar (Trustee) and Richard P Meisel The (Trust)
Sale date: Oct. 27, 2010