Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
James Garner Residence (Primary)
James Garner Residence (Historic)
Important Dates
1966-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
James Garner Residence - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Buff & Hensman
Builder
Owner
James Garner

Location Information

Addresses
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
33 Oakmont Dr
Administrative Areas
Brentwood - Pacific Palisades Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 11 (Council District)
BRENTWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Late     Related Features: Mature vegetation
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Brick; Exterior Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth; Brick Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: French doors; Sidelights; Glazed, fully Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Balcony Material: Stucco
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Eaves, boxed; Flat; Eaves, wide Material: none defined
Architectural Description
Not fully visible from the public right-of-way
Alterations
No major alterations
Not fully visible from the public right-of-way.

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-28
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Late Modernism, 1966-1980
Residential
Eligibility Standards
  • Absence of traditional ornamentation
  • Exteriors display a variety of textures and finishes
  • Geometric volumes, often with triangular and cylindrical forms as well as rectangular
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Stucco, often with a heavily textured or raked finish
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Is an excellent example of Late Modernism
  • Integrity Aspects
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of Late Modern residential architecture in Brentwood; work of master architects Buff & Hensman. Less than 50 years old and not of exceptional importance; therefore not eligible for listing in the National Register.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1966-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 59c976c5-e0db-44f5-9b35-340f50d1c436

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    James Garner (was owned by / owned)
    Historic Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Buff & Hensman (Architecture/Design Firm or Partnership, was designed by /designed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Brentwood-Pacific Palisades Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)