Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
8807 W HOLLYWOOD HILLS ROAD (Primary)
Important Dates
1963-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
8807 W HOLLYWOOD HILLS ROAD - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Merle Roussellot
Builder
Owner
M.J. Abzug

Location Information

Addresses
8807 W HOLLYWOOD HILLS ROAD Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Bel Air - Beverly Crest Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 4 (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
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth; Wood vertical boards Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single; Decorative hardware Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat; Parapet, flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Floor-to-ceiling; Single; Grouped Material: Metal
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Grouped Material: Metal
Component: Window Type: Sliding; Single Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-04-22
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
  • 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
  • Unornamented wall surfaces
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows, often flush-mounted metal framed
  • Flat roof, at times with wide overhanging eaves
  • Integrity Aspects
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Setting
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    3S
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    An excellent example of Mid-Century Modern residential architecture with clean lines. The orientation toward the rear makes much of it difficult to see from the public right-of-way.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1963-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 1f9adb32-e6f0-4cb9-b54e-e77ea91893a1
    Property Identification Number: 153B169 700
    House ID: 985552

    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

    Merle Roussellot (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)
    GPA Consulting, Inc. (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    M.J. Abzug (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)