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Resource Summary
448 SUMMIT Ave
Resource Summary
Address: 448 SUMMIT Ave APN: 5725-023-023 [print]

This property is in a historic district listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Address: 448 SUMMIT Ave
City: Pasadena State: CA
Zip Code: 91103 County: Los Angeles
County Code: 37
Historic Name: ROBERT EASON HOUSE Common Name:
APN: 5725-023-023 Zoning: RM12
Building Sq. Ft: 1870 Site Size (Acres): 0.200
Year Built: 1896 Documented District: Raymond-Summit Historic District
District: Raymond-Summit Historic District (designated)
Property Status: Designated
Contributing Status: C    
Resource Description:
This one-story house is another example of the hipped cottage subtype (with Colonial Revival detailing) designed by Charles Greene & Henry Greene during the early years of their careers. It has features to the adjacent house at 442 Summit Avenue. Similarities include use of fluted Ionic columns and pilasters, gabled dormers with and scrolled foliated ornament in the pediment of the front portico, roof material, windows, front porch and Arroyo stone retaining wall. Differences include the attenuated block modillions (in place of curving extended rafter tails); a frieze with Vitruvian scrolled plaster ornament on the front elevation; the exterior walls clad in wood lap siding; the front door design, including stained glass and leaded glass sidelights and transom; the absence of a garage; and the perimeter ornamental-steel fencing.

Plan: RectangularStories: 1.5
Style: Vernacular Gabled CottageFacade: Asymmetrical
Fenestration: AsymmetricalRoof Form: Gabled - complex/multiple;Bell-shaped
Roof Orientation: Front;SideRoof Material: Composition shingles
Roof Pitch: steepRoof Details: Cornices;Brackets;Gable detailing
Chimney Location: No chimneyWindow Types: Double-hung;Transoms;Fixed
Window Detailing: FramedWindow Material: Wood;Leaded/beveled glass
Doors: Single;Sidelights;Door glazing;Transom;PaneledDoor Details: Framed
Cladding: Wood lap sidingFoundation: Stone
Porch: Projecting;Support posts classical;half-width;Simple railingSetting: Heavily landscaped;Fenced yard;Retaining wall - rock
Garage: Garage not visibleAlterations: Doors
Notes: Gabled porch roof 
Legal Description:
Primary Architectural Style: Vernacular Gabled Cottage
Secondary Architectural Style:
Architect: Greene & Greene (att)
Context: Residential Architecture 1883-1904 
Original Owner: Robert Eason
Original Use: Single Family Residence
Original Location:
Demolished: no
Moved: no
Date Moved: n/a
Designation Date: n/a

* This is a simplified statement of the property's status. Please review the NRHP Status Code field on the search screen for official, adopted status language.