Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
2136 N BENEDICT CANYON DR (Primary)
Important Dates
1915-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
2136 N BENEDICT CANYON DR - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
2136 N BENEDICT CANYON DR Primary
9886 W PORTOLA DR Alternative
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)
BEVERLY CREST NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Craftsman     Related Features: Garage, Detached
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Interior; Brick Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Wood shingles Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Sidelights; Glazed, fully; Single Material: Wood
Component: Door Type: Single; Glazed, partially Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Stoop Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Balcony Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Entrance porch/stoop; Wall (Porch Rail); Wood (Porch Rail); Posts (Porch Supports) Material: Wood
Component: Roof Type: Combination; Eaves, boxed Material: Composition shingle
Component: Window Type: Divided lights; Grouped; Double-hung Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Single; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Grouped; Divided lights Material: Wood
Architectural Description
Stone foundation
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-12-02
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Arts and Crafts Movement, 1895-1930
Craftsman, 1905-1930
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Broad, overhanging eaves with exposed structural members such as rafter tails, knee braces, and king posts
  • Typically double-hung windows or casement windows situated in groups
  • Double-hung windows
  • Low-pitched gabled roofs
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • One or two stories in height
  • Exhibits quality craftsmanship
  • Exemplifies the tenets of the Arts and Crafts movement and the Craftsman style
  • Shingled exteriors, occasionally clapboard or stucco
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Represents an early or rare example of the style in the community in which it is located
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Design
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    An excellent example of Craftsman residential architecture that exhibits quality of design. A rare example of the style in the neighborhood.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1915-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2013-12-02
    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
  • Has an important association with early settlement or residential development within a neighborhood or community
  • 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
  • Retains most of the essential physical and character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Dates from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    An excellent intact example of a Craftsman residence from the first phase of the neighborhood's development.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1915-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: d8b9e1a5-2005-41a4-8960-cc291db997df
    Property Identification Number: 150B153 239
    Property Identification Number: 150B153 239
    House ID: 979888

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities

    SurveyLA - Bel Air - Beverly Crest Survey (was assessed in / assessed)

    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    GPA Consulting, Inc. (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

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