Buchanan Residence, 700 Via Somonte, Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes Estates.

Abstract/Description: Image shows elevated view of the Mr. and Mrs. James E. Buchanan residence, located on Via Somonte, on lots 14, 27 & 26 block 1516, tract 6884 in Malaga Cove. View looking northeast shows front of single-story, seven-room stucco house with tile roof. An arched entrance to enclosed patio is visible at right, with driveway to attached garage visible at left and newly planted landscaping, designed by the Olmsted Brothers, Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (1870-1957) and John Charles Olmsted (1852-1920.) At left is the Charles H. Cheney residence, located at 657 Via del Monte. Santa Monica Bay is visible in background. This home is said to have received an honor award from the Southern California chapter of the American Institute of Architects for residences of seven to fifteen rooms, 1927-1929. The home was later owned by Miles Blaine, Irmadelle and Beatrice Rous, and Roy Nutt.
Subject(s): Houses--California--Palos Verdes Estates (Malaga Cove)
Buchanan residence