Milner Road Residence | Los Angeles Conservancy
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Milner Road Residence

Built in 1929, this residence exemplifies the Mediterranean style. The three-story home is clad in textured stucco and features a tiled roof, wrought-iron hardware and grille work.

This residence is located in Hollywood's historic Whitley Heights neighborhood. Developer H. J. Whitley planned Whitley Heights as an upper-middle-class, single-family residential neighborhood designed to resemble a Mediterranean hillside village.

Design guidelines required houses in the neighborhood to be of a "general Italian or Spanish type of architecture with plastered exteriors."

Today, Whitley Heights is known for its consistent overall aesthetic, since many residences have retained their original features.

The Conservancy holds an easement protecting the exterior façade of the Milner Road home, including the original windows, paver tiles, and ironwork. It is one of two easements held by the Conservancy in Whitley Heights, along with a residence on Holly Hill Terrace.

Mar Vista Tract
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Mar Vista Tract

An outstanding embodiment of the architect's philosophy that modern architecture makes for better living and should be available to everyone.
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Clad in glazed terra cotta with classically inspired detailing and leaded-glass transoms, this six-story building by father-and-son architects John and Donald B. Parkinson exemplifies the Beaux Arts style.
Venice Post Office
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Venice Post Office

Built with the support of Federal New Deal-era appropriations, the 1939 Venice Post Office features a lobby mural by Edward Biberman depicting the early history of Venice.