Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Schindler, Rudolph M., Architect (firm); Rudolph Michael Schindler (architect)

Dates: constructed 1926

3 stories

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1242 West Oceanfront
Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1027

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The Lovell Beach House was located on the southeast corner of West Oceanfront and 13th Street.


The Lovell Beach House represents one of the most radical stylistic departures in the history of American domestic architecture.

Building Notes

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places; documented by the Historic American Survey, HABS CAL,30-NEWBE,1-


A full-length enclosed sleeping porch on 3rd floor was added in 1928; the Lovell Beach House underwent a remodeling in 1947, supervised by Schindler.

PCAD id: 832