Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Headley/Handley House (Primary)
LA Historic-Cultural Monument No. 563 (Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument)
Important Dates
1945-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Headley/Handley House - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Lloyd Wright
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
3003 N RUNYAN CANYON ROAD Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Hollywood Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 4 (Council District)
HOLLYWOOD HILLS WEST NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
HOLLYWOOD HILLS 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
2014-08-11
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Post-War Modernism, 1946-1975
A-Frame Houses, 1950-1975
Residential
Single-Family Residence
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 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 Lloyd Wright.
Periods of Significance
From: 1945-01-01

Date Evaluated
2014-08-11
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Cultural Development and Institutions, 1850-1980
Literature, 1850-1980
Writers and Residency in L.A., 1850-1980
Residential
Single-Family Residence
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 is identified with "historic personages,” for its association with A&P grocery chain heir Huntington Hartford II. It is the only remnant of an artist colony consisting of several cottages and studios built for the Huntington Hartford Foundation (1948-1965).
Periods of Significance
From: 1948-01-01
To: 1965-12-31

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument Date: 1992-07-14 -

External References

External System References

Processing ID: HCM-563
Property Identification Number: 153B181 264
House ID: 801416
Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument Number: 563

Related Resources

Related Historic Resources

None

Related Historic Districts

None

Related Activities

None

Related Historic Events

None

Related People/Organizations

Lloyd Wright (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)
Huntington Hartford (was made significant by / contributed to the significance of)

Related Information Resources

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