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Resource Summary
Resource Summary
Address: 73 W VILLA ST APN: 5726-015-037 [print]

This property is in a historic district listed in the National Register of Historic Places. *
Address: 73 W VILLA ST
City: Pasadena State: CA
Zip Code: 91103 County: Los Angeles
County Code: 37
Historic Name: Common Name:
APN: 5726-015-037 Zoning: RM32
Building Sq. Ft: 1552 Site Size (Acres): 0.120
Year Built: 1902 Documented District: New Fair Oaks Historic District
District: New Fair Oaks Historic District (designated)
Property Status: Designated
Contributing Status: C    
Resource Description:
This one-story house is an example of the Vernacular Hipped Cottage subtype. It is rectangular in plan and has a hipped roof dormer with wood casement windows with diamond-patterned divided lights at the center of its south and east elevations. The roof is covered in composition shingles and has extended eaves with curving exposed rafters. A recessed half-width front porch supported by a single Tuscan post and with Arroyo stone side walls occupies the southeast corner of the house. The house has walls clad in narrow exposure wood lap siding with mitered ends; an Arroyo stone foundation; wood fixed, transom, casement and double-hung windows in wood-framed and pediment openings and an original wood paneled front door with a rectangular light, also in a wood-framed and pedimented openings and an original wood paneled front door with a rectangular light, also in a wood-framed and pedimented opening. Transom windows have diamond-patterned divided lights. The front yard, which is slightly elevated from the street and supported by a concrete retaining wall, is enclosed by a chain link fence; a mature Canary Island date palm is in the front yard.

Style: Vernacular Hipped Cottage 
Legal Description:
Primary Architectural Style: Vernacular Hipped Cottage
Secondary Architectural Style:
Builder: Lester Bemis
Context: Residential Architecture 1883-1904 
Original Owner: VR Sutliff
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.