Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
241 N COPA DE ORO ROAD (Primary)
Important Dates
1929-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
241 N COPA DE ORO ROAD - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Paul R. Williams
Builder
F.B. Layne

Location Information

Addresses
241 N COPA DE ORO ROAD 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)
BEL AIR NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Spanish Colonial Revival     Related Features: Swimming Pool; Mature vegetation; Lawn
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Stucco; Pipe; Interior Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Balconette Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Unknown; Decorative surround Material: Unknown
Component: Door Type: Divided lights; French doors Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Balcony Material: Wrought iron
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Hipped; Eaves, open; Exposed rafters Material: Clay tile
Component: Window Type: Paired; Casement; Single; Divided lights; Shutters Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Balcony altered or enclosed

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-04-23
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Mediterranean and Indigenous Revival Architecture, 1887-1952
Spanish Colonial Revival, 1915-1942
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Complex massing, resulting from turrets, towers, corbelled overhangs, multiple and often asymmetrically organized wings, exterior staircases
  • Gable, hipped, and/or flat roof, typically with clay tile roof or roof trim
  • One or two stories in height
  • Patios, courtyards, loggias or covered porches and/or balconies
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Single and multi-paned windows, predominantly casement in type
  • Stuccoed exteriors; secondary materials may include wrought iron, wood, cast stone, terra cotta, and polychromatic tile
  • Use of arches of a variety of shapes for windows, doors, niches, openings in wing walls, and other features
  • Exemplifies the character-defining features of the Spanish Colonial Revival style
  • Originally designed as a single-family residence
  • Is an excellent example of its type and/or the work of a significant architect or builder
  • Integrity Aspects
    Materials
    Association
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Setting
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3S
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    An excellent example of Spanish Colonial Revival residential architecture designed by Paul Williams. Exhibits distinctive features and quality of design.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1929-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: ad2bb8b5-8380-4d14-ad0e-83d20ec5d54b
    Property Identification Number: 141B153 249
    House ID: 966716

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    F.B. Layne (Builder, was built by / built)
    GPA Consulting, Inc. (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Eliza Mayberg (was owned by / owned)
    Paul R. Williams (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)