Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Hunt and Chambers, Architects (firm); Olmsted Brothers, Landscape Architects (firm); Harold Coulson Chambers Sr. (architect); Myron Hubbard Hunt (architect); Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (landscape architect)

Dates: constructed 1925-1927

1 story

Palos Verdes Estates, CA

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Building History

The architectural firm of Hunt and Chambers designed this vacation residence for the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., (1870-1957), son of the noted landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., (1822-1903), co-designer of Central Park, New York, NY, (with Calvert Vaux) and many other picturesque landscapes across the country. Olmsted, Jr., practiced with John C. Olmsted (1852-1920) in the Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architecture firm of Brookline, MA.

Building Notes

Architect's own house.

PCAD id: 8358