Structure Type: built works - dwellings - housing - affordable housing
Designers: Southeast Housing Architects, Associated (firm); Welton David Becket Sr. (architect); Ralph D. Cornell (landscape architect); Gordon Bernie Kaufmann (architect); Richard Josef Neutra (architect); Paul Revere Williams (architect); Walter Charles Wurdeman (architect)
Dates: constructed 1940-1941
In July 1940, Paul R. Williams, Adrian Wilson, Gordon B. Kaufmann, Richard Neutra, Walter Wurdeman and Welton D. Becket collaborated on the design of this public housing project set on a 17-acre parcel bordering 51st Street in Los Angeles, CA; their war-time association was known as "Southeast Housing Architects, Associated." Ralph D. Cornell served as the Landscape Architect for Pueblo del Rio.
Just before World War II, a number of public housing developments were built throughout the Pacific Coast, some of which were meant to house defense workers at nearby factories.
Author(s): Jones, Frederick W. Title: Pueblo del Rio : Los Angeles' most recent housing project / Source: Architect and engineer 1942 Sept., v. 150, p. 11-21 Details: ill. Language: In English. Abstract: Built by southeast housing architects, associated: Paul R. Williams, chief architect; Richard J. Neutra, Adrian Wilson, Walter Wurdeman, Welton Becket and Gordon B. Kaufmann. Landscape architect, Ralph D. Cornell.
PCAD id: 3840