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Title
Wyvernwood Housing complex with 2-story units divided by greenbelt and walkways
Creator
Dick Whittington Studio
Lindgren and Swinerton, Inc
Witmer, David J
Watson, Loyall F
Sadler, Hammond
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1938/1939
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
"Dick" Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
For uses other than private, contact USC Libraries Special Collections at the e-mail given
USC Libraries Special Collections
specol@usc.edu
Description
Wyvernwood Housing complex with 2-story units divided by greenbelt and walkways.
Streetscape. Horizontal photography. The complex was built by Lindgren and Swinerton, Inc. in 1939.
Wyvernwood Housing, a garden apartment complex located at 2901 East Olympic Boulevard, was designed in 1939. Privately funded through Federal Housing Administration loans and privately owned, it still exists (as of August 2014). Wyvernwood was the first housing project of its kind in Southern California. Architects: David J. Witmer and Loyall F. Watson. Landscape Architect: Hammond Sadler. General Contractor: Lindgren and Swinerton. [Biography]
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
whit-m1557
DW-97-123-3-ISLA
http://doi.org/10.25549/whit-m1557
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/DW-97-123-3-ISLA.jpg
Subject
Wyvernwood Housing
Apartments
Residential
Time Period
circa 1938/1939
Place
CA
California, Southern
Los Angeles
USA
Source
DW-97-123-3 [Call Number]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
isla id: S-2090; isla id: 1876 [Identifying Number]
Relation
Dick" Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987
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