Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
126 N GROVERTON PL (Primary)
Important Dates
1929-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
126 N GROVERTON PL - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Percy P. Lewis
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
126 N GROVERTON PL 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: Tudor Revival     Related Features: Mature vegetation; Lawn; Swimming Pool; Fence, Perimeter
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Exterior; Interior; Stucco Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Half timbering; Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single; Sidelights; Paneled Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Recessed; Arches; Pilasters Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Combination; Eaves, boxed Material: Slate
Component: Window Type: Shutters; Divided lights; Paired; Casement; Grouped Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Bay, canted; Divided lights; Transom Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-04-25
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Arts and Crafts Movement, 1895-1930
Tudor Revival, 1895-1929
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Predominately brick or stucco exteriors, or a combination
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Exemplifies the tenets of the Arts and Crafts movement and the Tudor Revival style
  • Irregular building forms
  • Decorative half-timbering
  • Steeply pitched, usually multi-gabled roofs
  • Massive chimneys that are a prominent visual element
  • Entrance vestibules with arched openings
  • Tall, narrow, multi-paned casement windows arranged in groups
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Usually two stories in height
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    An excellent example of Tudor Revival residential architecture by Percy P. Lewis.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1929-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: e5695bd7-43ad-46e7-84ca-f0c50f2cb940
    Property Identification Number: 138B149 130
    House ID: 960366

    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)
    Bernard O'Connor (was owned by / owned)
    Percy P. Lewis (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)

    Related Information Resources

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