Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
8973 W WONDERLAND PARK AVE (Primary)
Important Dates
1957-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
8973 W WONDERLAND PARK AVE - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Philip Kimmelman
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
8973 W WONDERLAND PARK AVE Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Bel Air - Beverly Crest Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 4 (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: Interior Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Concrete block; Wood vertical boards Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Decorative hardware; Single Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Recessed Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Gable, front Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Clerestory; Fixed Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-04-17
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
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Retains the essential character defining features of Mid-Century Modernism from the period of significance
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Horizontal massing
  • Direct expression of the structural system, often wood or steel post and beam
  • Simple, geometric volumes
  • Unornamented wall surfaces
  • Integrity Aspects
    Setting
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    An excellent example of Mid-Century Modern residential architecture designed by Philip Kimmelman who worked with master architect Welton Beckett. Exhibits quality of design.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1957-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 8f926550-5cea-469d-a4c4-7155b6d3d1dc
    Property Identification Number: 153B169 376
    House ID: 985306

    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)
    Philip Kimmelman (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)