Structure Type: built works - dwellings - housing - affordable housing

Designers: Witmer, Watson and Pidgeon, Architects (firm); Loyall Farragut Watson (architect/civil engineer); David J. Wetmore (architect)

Dates: constructed 1938-1939

East Eighth Street and South Grande Vista Avenue
Boyle Heights, Los Angeles , CA 90023

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Site bounded by East Eighth Street on the north, East Olympic Boulevard on the south, South Soto Street on the west and South Grande Vista Avenue on the east.

Built in the late 1930s, this was the first affordable public housing development in the Los Angeles area; unlike later efforts, such as Baldwin Hills Village or Channel Heights, the Wyvern Wood Project was privately financed.

PCAD id: 8061