Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
1360 N LAUREL WAY (Primary)
Important Dates
1970-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
1360 N LAUREL WAY - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Buff & Hensman
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
1360 N LAUREL WAY 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; Brick Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Post-and-beam Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Sidelights; Double Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Patio Material: none defined
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Combination; Eaves, open; Eaves, wide; Exposed purlins Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Clerestory Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Floor-to-ceiling; Grouped Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-04-05
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
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Retains the essential character defining features of Mid-Century Modernism from the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Unornamented wall surfaces
  • Horizontal massing
  • For the National Register, property must possess exceptional importance if less than 50 years of age
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows, often flush-mounted metal framed
  • Flat roof, at times with wide overhanging eaves
  • Direct expression of the structural system, often wood or steel post and beam
  • Integrity Aspects
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    This is an exceptional example of the work of Buff and Hensman and Mid-Century Modern residential architecture with post and beam construction and clean lines.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1970-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 8a82738b-32d5-4732-afed-c6da71a91aa7
    Property Identification Number: 147B161 304
    House ID: 973752

    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)
    Wallace Esacove (was owned by / owned)
    Buff & Hensman (Architecture/Design Firm or Partnership, 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)