Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Judy Garland Residence (Primary)
Judy Garland Residence (Historic)
1231 N STONE CANYON ROAD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1938-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Judy Garland Residence - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Wallace Neff
Owner
Judy Garland

Location Information

Addresses
1231 N STONE CANYON 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: Ranch, Traditional     Related Features: Mature vegetation; Lawn; Swimming Pool
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Brick; Exterior Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Brick Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single; Paneled Material: Wood
Component: Door Type: French doors; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Recessed Material: none defined
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Partial width; Recessed; Posts (Porch Supports) Material: Wood
Component: Roof Type: Gable, side; Gable, front; Exposed rafters; Eaves, boxed Material: Wood shingle
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Divided lights; Bay, canted Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Casement; Single; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Paired; Divided lights; Casement Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-05-07
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
The Ranch House, 1930-1975
Traditional Custom Ranch House, 1930-1975
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Shutters
  • Typically designed by a well-known architect
  • Is an important individual example that exemplifies the Traditional Ranch style and ranch house type
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Was custom-designed (as opposed to mass produced Ranch Houses)
  • Gabled roof, originally shingled
  • French Doors
  • Eaves with exposed rafter tails
  • Brick or stone chimneys
  • Asymmetrical informal composition with one or more wings
  • 1500-3500 sq.ft. in size
  • One or two stories in height
  • 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 a Traditional Ranch house designed by Wallace Neff. Exhibits distinctive features and quality of design.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1938-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2013-08-20
    Context/Theme
    Entertainment Industry, 1908-1980
    Residential Properties Associated with the Entertainment Industry, 1908-1980
    Residential Properties Associated with Significant Persons in the Entertainment Industry, 1908-1980
    Residential
    Single-Family Residence
    Eligibility Standards
  • A residence designed specifically for a significant person in the entertainment industry, or the long-term residence of a significant person in the entertainment industry
  • Is directly associated with the productive life of the person within the entertainment industry
  • Individual must be proven to have made an important contribution to the entertainment industry
  • The individual must have resided in the property during the period in which he or she achieved significance
  • May also be a good example of an architectural style from its period and/or the work of a significant architect or builder
  • Retains essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    This residence was constructed for actress and singer Judy Garland. She lived here with her mother from 1938 to 1943, an important period in her career when she rose to stardom in "The Wizard of Oz".
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1938-01-01
    To: 1943-12-31

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: c1fd5506-d1d4-4aeb-9d57-9234152b0506
    Property Identification Number: 147B149 538
    House ID: 972815

    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)
    Rand Construction Co. (Construction Company, was built by / built)
    Wallace Neff (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)
    Judy Garland (was owned by / owned, was made significant by / contributed to the significance of)

    Related Information Resources

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