Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
UCLA Hannah Carter Japanese Garden (Primary)
UCLA Hannah Carter Japanese Garden (Historic)
10619 W BELLAGIO ROAD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1961-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
UCLA Hannah Carter Japanese Garden - PHOTO
Resource Types
No types recorded
Architect
Nagao Sakurai
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
10619 W BELLAGIO ROAD Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Bel Air - Beverly Crest Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 5 (Council District)
BEL AIR-BEVERLY CREST NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
BEL AIR NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Landscape, Designed Landscape   Use: Historic         Related Features: Fence, Perimeter; Landscape, Designed
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP29. Landscape architecture          
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Unknown/not visible

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-04-23
Context/Theme
Cultural Landscapes, 1875-1980
Designed Landscapes, 1875-1980
Japanese Style Gardens, 1946-1969
Landscape
Japanese Style Garden
Eligibility Standards
  • Present appearance resembles the original appearance and retains sufficient historic integrity to convey its historical association
  • Uses Japanese-inspired design principles associated with a residential, commercial, civic, industrial, or institutional area
  • Is an excellent example of its type/style and/or represents the work of a significant landscape architect or designer
  • Use of natural materials, such as large boulders, rock, sand, and logs
  • Use of borrowed views, asymmetrical configuration of design elements, attention to ground plane patterns, varied textures, and closely clipped vegetation
  • Retains a significant number of character-defining features, such that the visual, spatial, and contextual relationships of the property may be understood
  • May include winding paths, waterfalls, ponds, and traditional symbolism, horesai, reihaiseki or sansom or shrines representative of aesthetic values associated with Zen Buddhism
  • May include plant species typical of Japanese and/or California environments (e.g., Japanese maple, camellias, azaleas, rhododendrons, ferns, pines, bamboo, redwoods, elms, sycamores)
  • May include examples of traditional Japanese art forms or architectural and design elements, such as lanterns, half-moon bridges, pagodas, stepping stones, koi ponds, bonsai, and statuary
  • Was constructed between 1946 and 1969
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Design
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Setting
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    This is the Hannah Carter Japanese Garden designed by Nagao Sakurai. It is located behind a perimeter fence and bamboo and is not visible at all from the public right-of-way. However, the site is well documented as an excellent example of a Japanese style garden.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1961-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 03e2a9b6-0d8f-4ec9-bcd2-3cd46da316ba
    Property Identification Number: 141B153 179
    House ID: 966647

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities

    SurveyLA - Bel Air - Beverly Crest Survey (was assessed in / assessed)

    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    GPA Consulting, Inc. (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Nagao Sakurai (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Bel Air-Beverly Crest Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)