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

Abstract/Description: Image shows elevated 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 through a rear window of the T.H. Pennekamp residence, located at 2035 Paseo del Sol, shows rear of the two-story, ten-room stucco house with tile roof and two-car garage. Visible in background is the Olmsted residence, and Torrance and Redondo Beach coastline. 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
Pennekamp residence
Date Created: 1930-01-00