Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Stearns House (Primary)
Stearns House (Historic)
498 N SAINT PIERRE ROAD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1931-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Stearns House - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
C. A. Hill

Location Information

Addresses
498 N SAINT PIERRE 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: Mediterranean Revival Spanish Colonial Revival     Related Features: Ancillary Building; Mature vegetation
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Interior; Brick Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Brick; Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Brick Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Balconette; Grilles Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Unknown Material: Unknown
Component: Door Type: Glazed, partially; French doors Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Balcony Material: Wrought iron
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: U-shaped Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Finial; Exposed rafters; Gable, side; Eaves, open Material: Clay tile
Component: Window Type: Casement; Paired; Divided lights Material: Metal
Component: none defined Type: Single Material: none defined

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-07-24
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Mediterranean and Indigenous Revival Architecture, 1887-1952
Mediterranean Revival, 1887-1942
Residential
Eligibility Standards
  • Is an excellent example of its type
  • Exemplifies the character-defining features of the Mediterranean Revival through an eclectic combination of features or a non-specific reference to the region
  • Clay tile roof or roof trim
  • Eclectic combination of stylistic features from several countries of the Mediterranean
  • Integrity Aspects
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Materials
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    This residence exhibits a Mediterranean Revival style formal plan and massing, but a Spanish Colonial Revival style asymmetrical facade+ºfacade composition. While it does not fit neatly into either category, it is an excellent example of the two styles combined and exhibits high quality of design.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1931-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: b6e87577-b288-4a6f-9e13-1d92c0c9d300
    Property Identification Number: 141B153 76
    House ID: 966519

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    GPA Consulting, Inc. (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Alan O. Stearns (was owned by / owned)
    C. A. Hill (Builder, was built by / built)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Bel Air-Beverly Crest Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)