Schoolcraft Residence, 749 Via Somonte, Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes Estates.

Abstract/Description: Image shows view of the George O. and Helene Schoolcraft residence, located on Via Somonte, on lot 1, block 1538, tract 6884 in Malaga Cove. View looking northeast shows balcony overlooking enclosed patio of the two-story, ten-room stucco house with tile roof and two-car garage. Visible are outdoor curtains along balcony, and surrounding dense landscaping. The coastline of Torrance and Redondo Beach is visible in background. According to the "Italian Los Angeles: The Italian Resource Guide to Greater Los Angeles" web site's historical survey of Los Angeles (compiled with texts written by Gloria Ricci Lothrop, Ph.D, available online at, "The extensive use of ironwork, tiles and windows brought from Italy contributes to the authenticity of this Tuscan villa designed by Edgar Clive in 1927." This house received an Art Jury Honorable Mention for notable architecture of 1927.
Subject(s): Houses--California--Palos Verdes Estates (Malaga Cove)
Schoolcraft residence
Patios--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Date Created: 1928-02-00