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Resource Summary
1175 La Loma Rd
Resource Summary
Address: 1175 La Loma Rd APN: 5715-021-013 [print]

This property is designated by the city as an individual historic resource (see "designation type" field for the specific city designation type). *
Address: 1175 La Loma Rd
City: Pasadena State: CA
Zip Code: 91105 County: Los Angeles
County Code: 37
Historic Name: Smith House Common Name: Smith House
APN: 5715-021-013 Zoning: RS-4
Building Sq. Ft: 1800 Site Size (Acres): 0.280
Year Built: 1961 Documented District:
District: Property Status: Designated
Resource Description:
Plan: T-shaped house with square garageStories: 1
Decorative Elements: Applied wood slatsFacade: Symmetrical (street view)
Fenestration: Minimally glazedRoof Form: Gabled
Eaves: Closed; exposed beamsRoof Orientation: Front & side
Roof Pitch: ShallowWindow Types: Clerestory; major windows not visible from street
Doors: Not visible from streetCladding: Wood tongue and groove; Textured finish stucco
Exterior Accents: Brick plantersFoundation: Not expressed
Porch: Not visible from streetSetting: Hillside; heavily landscaped
Garage: 2-car detached garage with open clerestory 

Designed by Dennis Smith (who joined the firm of Buff & Hensman in 1963) for his parents. Past the post and beam design's severe street facade with expansive roof overhangs, is an open interior linked to the pool behind by expanses of glass, framed by vertical tongue and groove wood siding.
Legal Description:
Beginning at a point in the southeasterly line of said lot distant thereon North 57 degrees, 30 feet, 50 inches east 319.31 feet from the most Westerly corner of said lot; thence North 34 degrees, 30 feet West 175.00 feet; thence along a line which if extended Westerly would pass through a point in the Westerly Line of said lot distant South 12 degrees, 56 feet West 68.71 feet from an angle point therein; Thence South 55 degrees, 30 feet, West 60.00 feet to the true point of beginning; Thence South 18 degrees, 3 feet 19 inches East 176.24 feet to a Point in the Southeasterly line of said lot distant thereon North 57 degrees 30 feet 50 inches East 149.31 feet from said most Westerly corner of said lot; Thence along said Southeasterly line North 57 degrees 30 feet 50 inches East 85.00 Feet; Thence North 26 degrees 14 feet 57 inches West 173.81 feet to the true point of beginning.
Primary Architectural Style: International /Modern Style
Secondary Architectural Style:
Architect: Dennis Smith
Builder: Unknown
Context: Recent Past 
Original Owner: George F. Smith
Original Use: Single Family Residence
Original Location:
Demolished: no
Moved: no
Date Moved: n/a
Designation Date: n/a
Mills Act: A contract and work program
was recorded in 12/31/2011

* 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.