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Sowden House, 5121 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

Sowden House, 5121 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This house, designed by Lloyd Wright in 1926, is built around a central court which originally contained an elaborate fountain. The house is entered through a cavelike opening whose textured concrete units create a striking contrast to the planar surfaces flanking it. These blocks are repeated in the central court.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-195
Survey number: HABS CA-1940
Building/structure dates: 1926 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Wright, Lloyd
Moore, W W
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Location

Los Angeles, California, United States34.10552, -118.30120
Google Map of 34.1055181, -118.3011975
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html