Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Ward House (Primary)
LA Historic-Cultural Monument No. 718 (Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument)
Important Dates
1952-01-01T00:00:00 (Built Date)
Images
Ward House - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Rodney Walker
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
14501 W MULHOLLAND DR Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Sherman Oaks - Studio City - Toluca Lake - Cahuenga Pass Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 4 (Council District)
SHERMAN OAKS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
SHERMAN OAKS NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century    
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No alterations listed

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2014-07-24T00:00:00
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
No standards recorded
Integrity Aspects
No standards recorded
California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
5S1
Significance Statement
The property meets the criteria for HCM designation because it embodies the "distinguishing characteristics of an architectural-type specimen, inherently valuable for a study of a period style or method of construction," as an excellent example of Mid-Century Modern architecture. It is also associated with the "notable work of a master builder, designer, or architect," as a work by master architect Rodney Walker. Walker also designed Case Study Houses #16, #17 and #18.
Periods of Significance
From: 1952-01-01T00:00:00

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument Date: 2002-07-30T00:00:00 -

External References

External System References

Processing ID: HCM-718
Property Identification Number: 159B149 327
House ID: 4556
Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument Number: 718

Related Resources

Related Historic Resources

None

Related Historic Districts

None

Related Activities

None

Related Historic Events

None

Related People/Organizations

Rodney Walker (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)

Related Information Resources

Images
Documents
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