John Blanton papers, 1956-2012, bulk 1963-2006

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Title: John Blanton papers
Collection number: 2146
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 25.0 linear ft. (1 box, 9 flat boxes, and 12 roll boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1956-2012
Date (bulk): bulk 1963-2006
Abstract: John Blanton was an architect that worked predominantly in Southern California. Early in his career, he worked under architect Richard Neutra. In 1964 Blanton began his own practice in Manhattan Beach, California. The collection consists of architectural drawings related to Blanton’s solo career. Additionally included are publications with articles by and/or about Blanton.
Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Blanton, John -- Archives

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Blanton Papers (Collection 2146). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7762435 

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Blanton, 2012.

Biography/History

John A. Blanton was born in Houston, Texas. He received both a BA (1948) and BS (1949) in Architecture from Rice University. He moved to Los Angeles in 1950 and began working under architect Richard Neutra. In 1964 Blanton started his own practice in Manhattan Beach, California. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects. During his career, Blanton contributed articles to professional publications and published a weekly column for the Easy Reader Newspaper titled Better Buildings (1994-1996).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of architectural drawings and publications related to the career of architect John Blanton. The majority of the drawings represent resident dwellings with a small number of drawings for commercial buildings, some of which are unbuilt projects. Also included are six Compact Discs created by Blanton with pdf files of project drawings. The publications comprise articles both by and about John Blanton. Writings by Blanton include his column, Better Buildings, published in the Easy Reader Newspaper. Writings about Blanton consist of clippings and/or complete magazine publications from AIA Journal, Sunset, Home, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Notably absent from the collection are materials directly related to Blanton’s employment with Richard Neutra.

Organization and Arrangement

Collection has been organized into the following series:
  • Series 1. Architectural Drawings
  • Series 2. Publications

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Blanton, John, 1928- -- Archives
Architects -- California -- Archives

Container List

 

Architectural Drawings.

Organization and Arrangement

The series is arranged alphabetically by client's name(s) noted on drawing(s).

Scope and Content

This series consists of architectural drawings that are predominantly for residences, with a small number of drawings for commercial buildings. Some of the rolled drawings include loose wrappers containing notes written by Blanton, some providing commentary about the project. Additionally included are six Compact Discs, created by Blanton, containing pdf files of project drawings.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

SERIES CONTAINS DIGITAL MATERIALS: Special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing. To access digital materials, please notify the reference desk in advance of your visit.
Box 20

Baker, Franklin. no date.

Scope and Content Note

5339 Bindewald, Torrance, CA (2 items).
Box 18

Baker, Mr. and Mrs. F.. 1969 Aug.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (4 items). Unbuilt.
Box 4

Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin. 1970 Jan.

Scope and Content Note

5339 Bindewald, Torrance (4 items).
Box 17

Ball, Mr. Ed. 1984.

Scope and Content Note

2453 Silverstrand Av., Hermosa Beach (6 items). Unbuilt.
Box 4

Behrens, Don and Melanie. 1997 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

417 6th Street, Manhattan Beach (3 items). One item annotated file under Scott Putnam.
Box 16

Bennett, Mr. Chuck. 2010 Mar 28; 2010 Feb 17.

Scope and Content Note

953 Granvia Altamira, Palos Verdes Estates (3 items). Known as Neutra's Daily house.
Box 14

Berks, Mr. and Mrs. William I.. 1967 Aug.

Scope and Content Note

532 14th Street, Manhattan Beach (5 items).
Box 4

Bilovsky, Mr. and Mrs. David. ca. 1963.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (11 items total). Residence and bridge at end of Cadman Drive at Griffith Park, Los Feliz area of Los Angeles.
Box 16

Blanton, Mr. and Mrs. John. no date.

Scope and Content Note

461 Prospect, Manhattan /beach (1 item). Unbuilt.
Box 6

Bloxom, Mr. George. 1965 Jan 29.

Scope and Content Note

4432 Via Pavion, Palos Verdes Estates (7 items). Spec house.
Box 16

Bower, Larry and Margaret. 2006.

Scope and Content Note

2708 El Oeste, Hermosa Beach (1 item). Unbuilt.
Box 10

Bower, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence. 1973 Aug.

Scope and Content Note

2708 El Oeste, Hermosa Beach (2 rolls, total of 7 items). Remodel and additions.
Box 16

Browning, Mr. and Mrs. Richard. 1988 May.

Scope and Content Note

729 31st St., Manhattan Beach (5 items). Unbuilt remodel.
Box 20

Bruesselbach, Hans and Dr. Monica Minden. 1987 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

847 Malibu Meadows Rd., Calabasas, CA (5 items). Remodel.
Box 16

Burger World. 1968.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (1 item). Unbuilt.
Box 18

Campuzano, Mr. and Mrs. Carlos. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

1860 Devon Rd., Pasadena, CA (5 items). Unbuilt.
Box 3

Carico, Mr. and Mrs. David. 1973 May.

Scope and Content Note

1906 Agnes Road, Manhattan Beach 2 rolls (5 sheets total). Residence.
Box 3

Carlton. no date.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (5 items).
Box 19

Carlton. no date, 1988 April, and 1993 April.

Scope and Content Note

[464 32nd St., Manhattan Beach?] (3 rolls, 8 items total). Remodel and additions.
Box 2

Carrillo, Mr. and Mrs. Juan. 2003 Nov 19.

Scope and Content Note

2345 Cove Avenue, Los Angeles (7 items). Remodel.
Box 2

Carter, Ben and Peggy. 2000 May.

Scope and Content Note

1612 3rd Street, Manhattan Beach (7 item). Residence.
Box 3

Chang, Mr. and Mrs. John. 1977 July.

Scope and Content Note

26609 Menominee Place, Rancho Palos Verdes (4 items). Addition.
Box 4

Charles, Steve and Susan. 1993 Jan.

Scope and Content Note

1965 Prospect, Hermosa Beach (5 items). Residence.
Box 12

Chui, Dr. and Mrs. Luis. 1981 Sep.

Scope and Content Note

5432 Chartres Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes (9 items). Residence.
Box 9

Cockrell, Mr. and Mrs. Chester A.. 1967 Oct.

Scope and Content Note

1805 9th Street, Manhattan Beach (6 items).
Box 16

Corry, Mr. Bob. 1981 May.

Scope and Content Note

609 31st Street, Manhattan Beach (6 items). Unbuilt.
Box 4

Davidheiser, Roger and Kroll, Janice. 1989 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

120 34th Street, Manhattan Beach (7 items). [Residence?].
Box 20

Donlan, James and Susan Williams. 1984 Aug.

Scope and Content Note

457 33rd St., Manhattan Beach (6 items). Remodel and partial second floor addition.
Box 6

Egerer, Mr. and Mrs. Joe. 1977 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

17th Street, Hermosa Beach (5 items). Residence.
Box 3

Egerer, Mr. Joe. 1981 Aug.

Scope and Content Note

587 36th Street, Manhattan Beach (6 items). Spec house.
Box 3

Elster, Mr. and Mrs. Leon. 1973 Apr 9.

Scope and Content Note

10442 Kinnard, Los Angeles (7 items). Residence.
Box 7

Elster, Mr. Leon (1 of 2). 1976 Nov.

Scope and Content Note

Venice, CA (2 items). Three adjacent spec houses.
Box 7

Elster, Mr. Leon (2 of 2). 1977 May 6.

Scope and Content Note

2001, 2919 and 2921 Grand Canal, Venice, CA (8 items). Three adjacent spec houses.
Box 3

Elster, Mr. Leon. Retained 1978.

Scope and Content Note

7340-44 Vista Del Mar Lane (1 item). Spec house.
Box 7

Elster, Mr. Leon. 1979 Sep 18.

Scope and Content Note

7341 Vista del Mar Lane, Playa Del Rey (14 items).
Box 20

Elster, Mr. Stuart. 1980 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

3760 Kelton, Los Angeles (Palms) (4 items). Remodel.
Box 6

Elster, Mr. Stuart. 1985 Aug.

Scope and Content Note

4249 East Blvd., Culver City (9 items). Condominiums.
Box 8

Elster, Mr. Stuart. 1990 Sept.

Scope and Content Note

2025 Diane Way, L.A., CA (10 items). Spec house in Laurel Canyon.
Box 17

Fetterman, Mr. and Mrs. Barry. 1988 Jan.

Scope and Content Note

349 26th St., Hermosa Beach (6 items). Unbuilt.
Box 4

Folger, Mr. and Mrs. Peter. 1977 Aug and 1988 Oct.

Scope and Content Note

653 19th Street, Manhattan Beach (6 items). Remodel and additions.
Box 19

Freeman, Mr. and Mrs. John Dana. 1968 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

1320 23rd Street, Manhattan Beach (3 items).
Box 1

Fruin. no date.

Scope and Content Note

18th Street (2 items).
Box 1

Fruin, Judge and Mrs. Richard. 1996 May.

Scope and Content Note

221 18th Street, Manhattan Beach (4 items). Work drawings.
Box 1

Fruin, Judge and Mrs. Richard. 1996 Oct.

Scope and Content Note

221 18th Street, Manhattan Beach (4 items). Work drawings.
Box 1

Fruin, Mr. and Mrs. Richard. 1971 Nov.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (7 items). Residence.
Box 1

Fruin, Mr. and Mrs. Richard. 1975 July.

Scope and Content Note

221 18th Street, Manhattan Beach (3 items). First addition preliminary work drawings.
Box 14

Gallas, Mr. and Mrs. William. 1982 Sep.

Scope and Content Note

204 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach (5 items total). Addition.
Box 20

Garmire, Elsa and Robert Russel. 1990 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

406 N. Dianthus, Manhattan Beach (5 items). 2nd floor addition.
Box 20

Geary, Mr. and Mrs. William. 1987 Jan and 1990 Aug.

Scope and Content Note

200 17th St., Manhattan Beach (2 rolls, 10 items total). Remodel.
Box 4

Gerber, Dr. and Mrs. Allen. 1974 Sep.

Scope and Content Note

2908 Hermosa View Drive, Hermosa Beach (2 items). Remodel.
Box 2

Ginsburg, Dr. and Mrs. Allen. 1971 Feb and May.

Scope and Content Note

6073 Woodfern Drive, Palos Verdes Pen (2 rolls, total of 16 items). Preliminary and work drawing and landscape and presentation drawings.
Box 12

Goldstick, Mr. and Mrs. Gerson. 1965 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

404 S. Prospect Ave., Manhattan Beach (2 items). Addition.
Box 4

Graham, Mr. and Mrs. William. 1979 Nov.

Scope and Content Note

1422 2nd, Manhattan Beach (5 items). Addition.
Box 18

Gubser, Mr. and Mrs. Ray. 1971 Jan.

Scope and Content Note

621 19th St., Manhattan Beach (5 items). Unbuilt.
Box 16

Hartzell, Mr. Frank. 2002 Dec.

Scope and Content Note

200 18th St., Manhattan Beach (4 items).
Box 2

Hay, Mrs. Anita. 1979 July.

Scope and Content Note

3132 Oakcrest Drive, Los Angeles, 90068 (1 item). Addition.
Box 16

Hendershot, Robert and Harumi. 1994 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

2866 Westbrook Ave., L.A. (3 items). Addition. Original house was designed by Richard Neutra.
Box 12

Highland Realty. 1964 Jun.

Scope and Content Note

3515 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach (6 items).
Box 4

Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Paul. 2004 August.

Scope and Content Note

229 18th, Manhattan Beach (10 items). [Residence?]
Box 1

Hoose, [Mr. and Mrs. Brian J.]. no date.

Scope and Content Note

[6th Street, Manhattan Beach?] (1 item).
Box 6

Hoose, Mr. and Mrs. Brian J.. 1969.

Scope and Content Note

6th Street, Manhattan Beach (5 items)
Box 6

Hoose, Mr. and Mrs. Brian J.. no date.

Scope and Content Note

[6th Street, Manhattan Beach?] (2 items).
Box 4

Hoover, Barbara. 1980 July.

Scope and Content Note

720 31st Street, Manhattan Beach (3 items). Remodel.
Box 17

Howard, Mr. and Mrs. William. 1985 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

108 S. Poinsettia, Manhattan Beach (7 items). Remodel and 2nd floor addition.
Box 2

Jacobson, Mr. and Mrs. Matt. 1996 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

332 Marine Ave., Manhattan Beach (3 item). Remodel.
Box 12

Karian, Dr. and Mrs. Bernard. 1972 Nov.

Scope and Content Note

Fresno, CA (11 items). Work drawings, speculation presentation plan, and specifications list.
Box 2

Kimura, Mr. and Mrs. Robert. 1974 Apr, revised 1981 July.

Scope and Content Note

The Ponderosa, Tulare County (4 items).
Box 3

Kimura, Mr. and Mrs. Robert. retained 1974.

Scope and Content Note

The Ponderosa Home (1 item).
Box 10

Latchford, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond. 1982 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

511 Marine Avenue, Manhattan Beach (6 items).
Box 17

Lindsay, Dr. and Mrs. Jon. 1975 Dec.

Scope and Content Note

11575 E. Sierra, Clovis, CA (5 items). Unbuilt.
Box 18

Lindsay, Dr. and Mrs. Jon. no date.

Scope and Content Note

Fresno County, CA (2 items). Unbuilt.
Box 9

Lobner, Mr. and Mrs. Bret. 1977 Nov 3.

Scope and Content Note

120 29th Place, Manhattan Beach (6 items). Additions and remodeling.
Box 2

Lupo, Paul and Plastino, Dick. 1973 Apr changes or clarifications 1973 Oct 22.

Scope and Content Note

1st Street, Hermosa Beach (4 items). Apartments.
Box 17

Lymburner, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. W.. 1969 Dec.

Scope and Content Note

3520 Patton, San Pedro, CA (5 items). Unbuilt.
Box 5

Marquis, Mr. and Mrs. Charles. 1979 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

306 Poinsettia Avenue, Manhattan Beach (5 items). Additions.
Box 3

Marsh, Mr. and Mrs. Lindell. 1981 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

469 25th Street, Manhattan Beach (6 item). Addition.
Box 20

Marsh, Sheila and Lindell. Retained 1991.

Scope and Content Note

465 Hilledge Drive, Laguna Beach (6 items). Remodel.
Box 13

Marsteller, John and Joana Gallo. 1987 July.

Scope and Content Note

758 26th Street, Manhattan Beach (10 items).
Box 3

McFarland, Mr. and Mrs. Bob. 1985 Feb.

Scope and Content Note

209 17th Street, Manhattan Beach (7 items). Residence.
Box 18

McIntyre, George. Retained 1965.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (2 rolls, 7 items total). Third spec house, unbuilt.
Box 4

McNulty, Mr. and Mrs. Robert. 1974 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

420 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach (6 items).
Box 14

Messenger, Dr. and Mrs. John. 1978 Nov.

Scope and Content Note

2907 Braeholm Pl., Hermosa Beach (3 items). Addition.
Box 13

Meyers, Dr. and Mrs. Harvey I.. 1966 May.

Scope and Content Note

3347 Ley Drive, Los Angeles (2 items). Addition and kitchen remodel.
Box 20

Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Bart. 1983 Jul.

Scope and Content Note

563 29th Street, Manhattan Beach (5 items). 2nd floor addition.
Box 20

Moberg, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight (1 of 2). 1994 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

575 36th Street, Manhattan Beach (2 items). Remodel.
Box 20

Moberg, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight (2 of 2). 1984 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

575 36th Street, Manhattan Beach (3 items). Remodel.
Box 16

Neri, Victor and Joy. 1995 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

465 25th Street, Hermosa Beach (6 items). Unbuilt.
Box 2

Neri, Victor and Joy. ca. 1995.

Scope and Content Note

465 25th Street, Hermosa Beach (5 items). Working drawings.
Box 13

Nieto, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph. 1972 Sep and 1973 Jan.

Scope and Content Note

2260 Via Valdez, Palos Verdes Estates (2 rolls, 8 items total). Residence.
Box 3

Oral Surgery Group and Fresno Dental X-Ray Inc.. 1975 May.

Scope and Content Note

3812 N. First Street, Fresno, CA, 93726 (2 rolls, 5 items total).
Box 20

Partridge, Wayne and Mako. 2002 Oct.

Scope and Content Note

3520 The Strand, Manhattan Beach (7 items). Extension and changes to master suite.
Box 9

Paul, Mr. and Mrs. James (1 of 2). 1984 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

504 John Street, Manhattan Beach (4 items). Remodel.
Box 9

Paul, Mr. and Mrs. James (2 of 2). Retained 1983 and 1991..

Scope and Content Note

504 John Street, Manhattan Beach (4 items). Remodel.
Box 16

Polak, Mr. Vasek. 1969 Jun.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (1 item). Unbuilt.
Box 14

Provost, Mr. and Mrs. Norman. 1974 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

204 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach (2 items).
Box 2

Puglisi, Augusto and Sylvia. 1994 Nov.

Scope and Content Note

1160 Keats, Manhattan Beach (5 items). 2nd floor addition.
Box 14

Putnam, Mr. and Mrs. Randall. 1981 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

413 6th Street, Manhattan Beach (8 items). Residence.
Box 13

Putnam, Mr. and Mrs. Scott. 1981 May.

Scope and Content Note

417 6th Street. Manhattan Beach. (6 items). Residence.
Box 7

Raede, Robert and Ellen. 1990, Mar.

Scope and Content Note

1520 10th St., Manhattan Beach (7 items). Residence # 1.
Box 3

Raede, Robert and Ellen. 1998 July.

Scope and Content Note

777 Via Hierba, Hope Ranch, CA (12 items).
Box 1

Raquet, Mr. and Mrs. Jack W.. 1966 Dec.

Scope and Content Note

650 Porter Lane, Hermosa Beach (4 items). Residence.
Box 16

Renshaw, Barbara and Shaw, Skip. 1996 Aug.

Scope and Content Note

616 Santa Lucia, Baywood Park, SLO County, CA (5 items). Unbuilt.
Box 7

Renshaw, Barbara and Shaw, Skip. 1997 Sep.

Scope and Content Note

616 Santa Lucia, Baywood Park, S.L.O. Co., CA (6 items). Residence.
Box 10

Richter, Mr. and Mrs. Tom. 1987 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

640 19th, Manhattan Beach (5 items). Addition and remodel.
Box 13

Roy, Mrs. Dixie. 1992 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

108 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach (10 items). Condominium.
Box 13

Rubinstein, Mr. Harry. 1979 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

527 Oak Ave., El Segundo (6 items). Duplex.
Box 20

Savaiano, Mr. and Mrs. Richard. 1987 Oct.

Scope and Content Note

477 28th, Manhattan Beach (8 items). Remodel and addition.
Box 20

Shaw, Skip and Renshaw, Barbara. 1987 Sep.

Scope and Content Note

829 Pacific, Manhattan Beach (7 items).
Box 8

Shelton. ca. 1988.

Scope and Content Note

470 Rosecrans, Manhattan Beach (6 items).
Box 5

Shelton, John. ca. 1985.

Scope and Content Note

Rosecrans (6 items).
Box 1

Shelton, Mr. John. 1982 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

Center St., El Segundo (8 items). Shelton Center Street Apartments.
Box 1

Shelton, Mr. John. 1985 Sep and Nov.

Scope and Content Note

126 Concord II Engineering, El Segundo (11 items).
Box 1

Shelton, Mr. John E.. 1973 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

474 Rosecrans, Manhattan Beach (7 items). Apartments for John Shelton. Rosecrans #1.
Box 8

Shelton, Mr. John E.. ca. 1976.

Scope and Content Note

Concord Street, El Segundo (12 items). Apartments.
Box 1

Shelton, Mr. John E.. 1978 Mar 4.

Scope and Content Note

231 Maryland Street, El Segundo (7 items). Apartments.
Box 1

Shelton, Mr. John E.. 1988 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

468 Rosecrans, Manhattan Beach (6 items).
Box 5

Shelton, Mr. John E.. no date.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (4 items).
Box 14

Sinay, Dr. and Mrs. Hanon. 1980 Jun.

Scope and Content Note

1801 Laurel Ave., Manhattan Beach (7 items). Additions and remodeling.
Box 15

Stannard, Mr. and Mrs. James. 1973 Aug and Sep.

Scope and Content Note

432 Via Almar, P.V.E., CA (8 items). Residence.
Box 13

Stephens, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis. 1977 Oct.

Scope and Content Note

1430 11th St., Manhattan Beach (4 items).
Box 13

Tafoya, Mr. and Mrs. Orlando. Retained 1967.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (1 item). Addition and remodel.
Box 2

Thiess, Mr. and Mrs. Kingston. retained 1964.

Scope and Content Note

2933 Eucalyptus Ave, Long Beach (6 items). Residence.
Box 13

Trachtenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert. 1978 June.

Scope and Content Note

449 31st Street, Manhattan Beach. (6 items). Addition and remodel.
Box 13

Trakas, Mr. and Mrs. Richard S.. 1968 Dec 31.

Scope and Content Note

2512 Via Olvera, Palos Verdes Estates (8 items). Residence.
Box 5

Van den Akker, Mr. and Mrs. John. 1987 Jun.

Scope and Content Note

642 25th Street, Hermosa Beach (5 items). Addition.
Box 16

Voce, Mr. Carl. 1971 Sep.

Scope and Content Note

1021 161st St., Gardena, CA (7 items). Unbuilt.
Box 13

Warshaw, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice. Retained 1964.

Scope and Content Note

[Address unknown.] (5 items). Addition and remodel.
Box 9

Wexler, Mrs. Judith. 1979 Jan.

Scope and Content Note

1070 El Medio Place, Pacific Palisades (7 item). Residence.
Box 19

Whilden, Mr. and Mrs. Richard. 1985 Mar.

Scope and Content Note

106 S. Poinsettia Av., Manhattan Beach (6 items). Remodel and additions.
Box 2

Wicker, Mr. and Mrs. Paul. 1976 Mar, 1979 May.

Scope and Content Note

636 18th, Manhattan Beach (4 items). Remodel.
Box 13

Wickstrom, Mr. and Mrs. Dale. Retained 1979.

Scope and Content Note

4100 Strand, Manhattan Beach (2 items). Two unit condominium.
Box 16

Wilson, William O.. 1964 Apr.

Scope and Content Note

220 Rosecrans, Manhattan Beach Unbuilt.
Box 15

Wise and Nelson. 1981 Jun.

Scope and Content Note

350 Elm Avenue, Long Beach (8 items). Wise and Nelson building.
Box 16

Wise, John and Catalina. 1997 May.

Scope and Content Note

The Wise Ranch 1855 Sespe, Fillmore, CA (4 items). Unbuilt.
Box 16

Wise, Mr. and Mrs. George E.. 1965 Jul 16.

Scope and Content Note

6215 Via Subida (2 items). Unbuilt.
Box 18

Wise, Mr. and Mrs. George E.. 1968 May.

Scope and Content Note

#7 Chuckwagon Rd., Rolling Hills (7 items). Unbuilt.
Box 16

Wise, Mr. and Mrs. George E.. 1970 Sep.

Scope and Content Note

#7 Chuckwagon Rd., Rolling Hills (6 items). Unbuilt.
 

Publications.

Organization and Arrangement

The series is arranged alphabetically by publication title.

Scope and Content

The publications comprise articles both by and about John Blanton. Writings by Blanton include his column, Better Buildings, published in the Easy Reader Newspaper. Writings about Blanton consist of clippings and/or complete magazine publications from AIA Journal, Sunset, Home, and the Los Angeles Times, among others.
Box 24

Assorted publications/clippings. 1980's, 1990's, 2006.

Box 22

AE Nine. 1967.

Box 22

AIA Journal. 1972 Sep; 1973 Jan, Feb, April and Aug.

Box 22

AIA Journal. 1973 Nov; 1974 Jan, Mar and Sep.

Box 22

AIA Journal. 1975 Feb, Oct, Nov; 1976 Feb.

Box 23

AIA Journal. 1976 Mar-June.

Box 23

AIA Journal. 1976 July and 1982 Feb.

Box 23

Architecture/West. 1966 June.

Box 23

Arts and Architecture. 1956 April and 1981 Fall.

Box 24

Beach Reporter (The). 1980s, 1990s, 2003.

Box 24

Better Buildings Column. 1994 Aug - 1996 March.

Box 23

Better Homes and Gardens. 1975 Spring/Summer.

Box 24

Easy Reader/Redondo Beach Home Town News. 1998 and early 2000s.

Box 11

Home. 1968 Feb; 1978 Sep; 1982 May; 1987 May.

Box 11

L'Architettura. 1988 May.

Box 24

Los Angeles Times. 1970s, 1980's, 1990's, 2006.

Box 11

Making Room. c. 1983.

Box 11

Mallet and Froe. 1979 Fall.

Box 11

Manhattan People. 2003 Summer.

Box 11

Progressive Architecture. 1973 May; 1974 April; 1986 Dec.

Box 23

Residential Latitudes. no date.

Box 23

Society of Architectural Historians Southern California Chapter. 2002 May-Oct.

Box 11

South Bay Digs. 2012 July 13.

Box 23

South Bay Lifestyle. 1989 Nov and 1990 May.

Box 24

South Bay/Palos Verdes Publications. early 2000s.

Box 11

South Bay People. 2006 Aug.

Box 21

Southwest Builder and Contractor. 1966 March 25.

Box 21

Sunset. 1974 Jun and Aug; 1976 April.

Box 21

Sunset. 1982 June, undated.