Sherman Oaks in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Harry J. Wolff House
Modern Style. R.M. Schindler, Architect. Built 1938.
Declared 2005, Historic Cultural Monument No. 828, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission.
Erected 2005 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 828.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list.
Location. 34° 8.544′ N, 118° 25.582′ W. Marker is in Sherman Oaks, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Sunnyslope Avenue and Contour Drive, on the left when traveling south on Sunnyslope Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4000 Sunnyslope Ave, Sherman Oaks CA 91423, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Melhorn Overlook (approx. 0.8 miles away); El Paradiso (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Great Wall of Los Angeles (approx. 2.6 miles away); Nancy Pohl Overlook at Fryman Canyon Mulholland Drive Bridge (approx. 3 miles away); Amelia Earhart (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Country General Store (approx. 3.2 miles away); North Hollywood Park (approx. 3.2 miles away).
Regarding Harry J. Wolff House. Schindler was an Austria-born architect who came to Los Angeles in 1920 to oversee construction of Wright’s Hollyhock House, and never left. He built mostly single-family homes for artists, teachers and lawyers. The Wolff House and grounds were recently restored using Schindler's original plans.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.