Lovell Health House

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Lovell Health House
Unknown. Lovell Health House. 1929. Department of Special Collections, Charles E Young Research Library, UCLA.
4616 Dundee Drive
Los Angeles, CA
United States
34° 7' 5.7036" N, 118° 17' 16.4148" W
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Identity of Building / Site
Primary classification: Residential (RES)
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History of Building/Site
Original Brief:
Dates: Commission / Completion:Commission unknown, completion 1929(e).
Architectural and other Designer(s): Richard Neutra, architect
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Current Use: Private Residence
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Cultural & Aesthetic:
General Assessment:
The three-story, steel-framed structure is a pioneering example of modern technology applied to the creation of a residential environment. Walls spanning between the shop-fabricated, lightweight frame are sprayed concrete over an insulation backing and combinations of standard window units. Through its dramatic hillside site and exposed structural system, the house is a recognized monument to the International Style.
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Recorder/Date: DOCOMOMO US Register committee, July 1999
P.O. Box 230977
New York, NY 10023
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