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 BlockShopper.com, 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