Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
2185 N SUMMITRIDGE DR (Primary)
Important Dates
1960-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
2185 N SUMMITRIDGE DR - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Richard Dorman
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
2185 N SUMMITRIDGE 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
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Exterior; Brick Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Wood vertical boards; Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood; Post-and-beam Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Grilles Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Double Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Grouped; Floor-to-ceiling; Fixed Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Single; Jalousie/louver; Floor-to-ceiling Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-04-23
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
  • Unornamented wall surfaces
  • Retains the essential character defining features of Mid-Century Modernism from the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Horizontal massing
  • Flat roof, at times with wide overhanging eaves
  • Direct expression of the structural system, often wood or steel post and beam
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows, often flush-mounted metal framed
  • Integrity Aspects
    Setting
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    Materials
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Designed by Richard Dorman, this residence is an excellent example of Mid-Century Modern architecture with post and beam construction and a distinctive screen in front of the primary facade.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1960-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 77fd440d-0bc7-4e2a-82a9-9a329452c7cf
    Property Identification Number: 153B157 292
    House ID: 984468

    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)
    Werner Walfen (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)