Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Carl H. Von Bretton Residence (Primary)
Carl H. Von Bretton Residence (Historic)
3521 S MOUNTAIN VIEW AVE (Alternative)
Important Dates
1922-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Carl H. Von Bretton Residence - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
3521 S MOUNTAIN VIEW AVE Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Palms - Mar Vista - Del Rey Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 11 (Council District)
MAR VISTA COMMUNITY COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
MAR VISTA NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Spanish Colonial Revival    
Type: Residential-Single Family   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Stucco; Exterior Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single Material: Wood
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Entrance porch/stoop; Recessed; Columns (Porch Supports) Material: Wood
Component: Roof Type: Hipped; Brackets Material: Clay tile
Component: Window Type: Grouped; Casement Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Tripartite; Multi-light; Fixed; Casement Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Shutters; Single Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-21
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
  • Single and multi-paned windows, predominantly casement in type
  • Distinctively shaped and capped chimneys
  • 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
  • Stuccoed exteriors; secondary materials may include wrought iron, wood, cast stone, terra cotta, and polychromatic tile
  • Originally designed as a single-family residence
  • Is an excellent example of its type and/or the work of a significant architect or builder
  • Exemplifies the character-defining features of the Spanish Colonial Revival style
  • Wooden plank or carved doors with prominent hinges and hardware
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Materials
    Feeling
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    Workmanship
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of Spanish Colonial Revival residential architecture in Mar Vista.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1922-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2012-02-21
    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
  • 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
  • Dates from the period of significance
  • Retains most of the essential physical and character-defining features from the period of significance
  • May be within an area later subdivided and built out
  • Has an important association with early settlement or residential development within a neighborhood or community
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of early residential development in Mar Vista. Located in the Ocean Park Heights tract established in 1905; one of the four original tracts that comprised Ocean Park Heights (later Mar Vista). Ocean Park Heights was an upscale residential neighborhood atop Mar Vista Hill; believed to be Los Angeles' first gated community.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1922-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: ddb0dff0-48d4-41be-9693-befa1b76322b
    Property Identification Number: 114B153 1473
    House ID: 880708

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Historic Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)