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

Abstract/Description: Image shows 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 shows outdoor fireplace area in patio of single-story, seven-room stucco house with tile roof. Visible is a swinging sofa in front of American Indian rug on tile floor. A ladder-back chair with woven seat and tile table is visible at left. A bronze figure of a lion is in arched niche above fireplace, to the right of a suspended strand of drying chiles. Landscaping was designed by the Olmsted Brothers, Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (1870-1957) and John Charles Olmsted (1852-1920.) 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
Patios--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Date Created: 1930-00-00