Cheney Residence, 657 Via del Monte, Palos Verdes Estates.

Abstract/Description: Image shows view of the Charles Henry and Cora Belle Cheney residence, located on Via del Monte on lots 15, 16, 17, and 18, block 1615, tract 6884 in Malaga Cove. View looking northeast shows west façade of the two-story, stucco house with tile roof, chimney and attached two-car garage. A stone retaining wall is visible along bare hillside. A partial view of the Malaga Cove School tower is visible at lower left, with the Olmsted residence in center, and snow-covered San Gabriel Mountains visible in distance. Hollywood Rivera development has not yet started. Flotsam Castle, sometimes referred to as "Hermit's Castle," is visible along shoreline. Charles H. Cheney (1884-1943) was city planner for the Palos Verdes Project and served on the Palos Verdes Art Jury from its inception in 1922 through 1940. The home was sold in 1934, and later owned by Horton Walkins (nd.)
Subject(s): Houses--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Cheney residence
Date Created: 1926-12-00