Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
1681 N BENEDICT CANYON DR (Primary)
Important Dates
1931-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
1681 N BENEDICT CANYON DR - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
1681 N BENEDICT CANYON DR Primary
1701 N BENEDICT CANYON DR Alternative
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: Spanish Colonial Revival     Related Features: Garden; Mature vegetation; Wall, Perimeter; Swimming Pool; Garage, Detached; Ancillary Building; Sculpture
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Interior; Stucco Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, textured Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Balconette; Applied decoration Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: French doors; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Exposed rafters; Weathervane; Turret; Exposed purlins; Eaves, open; Combination; Cupola Material: Clay tile
Component: Window Type: Single; Casement; Arched opening, round Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Casement; Grouped; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Single; Fixed Material: Wood
Architectural Description
Property has terraced landscaping with stucco walls.
Alterations
No major alterations
Portions of stucco have been re-textured.

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-04-23
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Mediterranean and Indigenous Revival Architecture, 1887-1952
Spanish Colonial Revival, 1915-1942
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • One or two stories in height
  • Gable, hipped, and/or flat roof, typically with clay tile roof or roof trim
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Complex massing, resulting from turrets, towers, corbelled overhangs, multiple and often asymmetrically organized wings, exterior staircases
  • Patios, courtyards, loggias or covered porches and/or balconies
  • Single and multi-paned windows, predominantly casement in type
  • Stuccoed exteriors; secondary materials may include wrought iron, wood, cast stone, terra cotta, and polychromatic tile
  • Use of arches of a variety of shapes for windows, doors, niches, openings in wing walls, and other features
  • Exemplifies the character-defining features of the Spanish Colonial Revival style
  • Is an excellent example of its type and/or the work of a significant architect or builder
  • Originally designed as a single-family residence
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    An excellent example of Spanish Colonial Revival residential architecture. The residence's tall perimeter wall makes it difficult to see in its entirety from the public right-of-way. The property has distinct terraced landscaping.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1931-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 4cfe80e4-2994-4520-9159-72db586703e4
    Property Identification Number: 147B153 71
    Property Identification Number: 147B153 71
    House ID: 972920

    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)

    Related Information Resources

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