Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Aurilla Kempton Residence (Primary)
Aurilla Kempton Residence (Historic)
3734 S GRAND VIEW BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1906-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Aurilla Kempton Residence - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
3734 S GRAND VIEW BLVD Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Palms - Mar Vista - Del Rey Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 11 (Council District)
MAR VISTA COMMUNITY COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
MAR VISTA NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Craftsman Queen Anne    
Type: Residential-Single Family   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Exterior; Stone Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Wood shingles; Stone, natural; Wood clapboards Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single; Fully glazed; Sidelights; Transom Material: Wood
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Wraparound; Wood (Porch Rail); Posts (Porch Supports) Material: Wood
Component: Roof Type: Eaves, flared; Exposed rafter tails; Bargeboards; Gable, crossed; Brackets Material: Composition shingle
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Fixed; Bay, canted Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Multi-light top sash; Diamond pane; Bay, canted; Grouped; Double-hung Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Grouped; Multi-light top sash Material: Wood
Architectural Description
Natural stone foundation; large natural stone archway over entry to the porch; natural stone piers at end of driveway
Alterations
Porch altered or enclosed

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-14
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Arts and Crafts Movement, 1895-1930
Craftsman, 1905-1930
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • One or two stories in height
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality craftsmanship
  • Exemplifies the tenets of the Arts and Crafts movement and the Craftsman style
  • Shingled exteriors, occasionally clapboard or stucco
  • Represents an early or rare example of the style in the community in which it is located
  • Extensive use of natural materials for columns, chimneys, retaining walls, and landscape features
  • Double-hung windows
  • Typically double-hung windows or casement windows situated in groups
  • Broad front entry porches of half for full-width, with square or battered columns, sometimes second-story sleeping porches
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3S
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent and early example of Craftsman residential architecture with Queen Anne influences in Mar Vista.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1906-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2012-02-14
    Context/Theme
    Residential Development and Suburbanization, 1850-1980
    Early Residential Development, 1880-1930
    Early Single-Family Residential Development, 1880-1930
    Residential
    Single-Family Residence
    Eligibility Standards
  • Represents a very early period of settlement/residential development in a neighborhood or community
  • Is a rare surviving example of the type in the neighborhood or community
  • Dates from the period of significance
  • Retains most of the essential physical and character-defining features from the period of significance
  • May be within an area later subdivided and built out
  • Has an important association with early settlement or residential development within a neighborhood or community
  • Integrity Aspects
    Setting
    Workmanship
    Association
    Design
    Materials
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Feeling
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of early residential development in Mar Vista; the second residence built in Ocean Park Heights; oldest extant residence in Mar Vista. Located in the Ocean Park Heights tract established in 1905; one of the four original tracts that comprised Ocean Park Heights (later Mar Vista). Ocean Park Heights was an upscale residential neighborhood atop Mar Vista Hill; believed to be Los Angeles' first gated community.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1906-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: a80beffd-44d8-4903-825d-3ddb26b5d303
    Property Identification Number: 114B157 1136
    House ID: 881991

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Historic Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)