Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
2291 N SAN YSIDRO DR (Primary)
Important Dates
1959-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
2291 N SAN YSIDRO DR - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Richard Dorman
Builder
Owner
D. Buhler

Location Information

Addresses
2291 N SAN YSIDRO DR 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)
BEVERLY CREST NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century     Related Features: Mature vegetation; Wall, Perimeter; Swimming Pool
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Post-and-beam; Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Double Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: L-shaped Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat; Eaves, boxed; Eaves, wide Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Floor-to-ceiling; Grouped Material: none defined

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-03-10
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Post-War Modernism, 1946-1975
Mid-Century Modernism, 1945-1975
Residential
Eligibility Standards
  • Unornamented wall surfaces
  • Simple, geometric volumes
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Retains the essential character defining features of Mid-Century Modernism from the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Direct expression of the structural system, often wood or steel post and beam
  • Flat roof, at times with wide overhanging eaves
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows, often flush-mounted metal framed
  • Horizontal massing
  • Integrity Aspects
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Location
    Feeling
    Design
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Designed by Richard Dorman, this is an excellent example of Mid-Century Modern residential architecture with clean lines and geometric volumes. The orientation toward the rear makes it difficult to fully appreciate from the public right-of-way.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1959-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 198dcff9-1748-4ebb-b610-8e4e83c3d26b
    Property Identification Number: 153B157 262
    House ID: 984443

    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

    Richard Dorman (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)
    GPA Consulting, Inc. (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    D. Buhler (was owned by / owned)

    Related Information Resources

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