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Catalog Number ARCHD.01.012
Object Name Plat
Scope & Content Text on plat: " Suggested Treatment for Artists Colony, Unit One, 200 ft= 1 inch, 18 acres of houses- 11 houses per acre, total 28 acres, Note- Land to be sold in 25' front units with set back on outside streets same as high class residential streets. The restrictions on building to regulate facade, height and proportion of lot to be built upon. Preliminary Study, Office of John Nolen, 333- J.D. 38"

Plat shows plan for development along Gulf of Mexico near present-day Venice Beach. Plat includes the following: Apartment District, lagoon (unit two), music court, gateway and pergolas. Streets include: Venice Avenue, Park Boulevard, Castille Avenue, Armada Road, Valencia Road, Alhambra Road. Colony includes play pool, casino, restaurant, and parking for 200 cars.

(Photocopy from Cornell University Library)
Title Artists Colony Proposed Layout, Venice, 1926
Collection Architectural Drawings
Accession number 2000.31
Number of images 1.0
People Nolen, John