Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Cromwell Residence (Primary)
Cromwell Residence (Historic)
259 N SAINT PIERRE ROAD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1926-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Cromwell Residence - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Elmer Grey
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
259 N SAINT PIERRE 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: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Tudor Revival     Related Features: Lawn; Mature vegetation; Tennis Court; Swimming Pool; Wall, Perimeter
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Interior; Brick Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth; Half timbering; Brick Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Combination Material: Slate
Component: Window Type: Casement; Paired; Leaded glass Material: Metal
Component: Window Type: Casement; Paired; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: none defined Type: Bay, canted; Leaded glass Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-05-09
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Arts and Crafts Movement, 1895-1930
Tudor Revival, 1895-1929
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Steeply pitched, usually multi-gabled roofs
  • Usually two stories in height
  • Irregular building forms
  • Decorative half-timbering
  • Massive chimneys that are a prominent visual element
  • Tall, narrow, multi-paned casement windows arranged in groups
  • Represents an early or rare example of the style in the community in which it is located
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Exemplifies the tenets of the Arts and Crafts movement and the Tudor Revival style
  • Predominately brick or stucco exteriors, or a combination
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Setting
    Design
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    An excellent example of Tudor Revival residential architecture designed by Elmer Grey. One of the best examples of the style observed in the area.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1926-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 3cd988ea-bb5d-422e-b971-23d9eb19b11f
    Property Identification Number: 141B153 150
    House ID: 966605

    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)
    Elmer Grey (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)