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Henry A Ware House


  • Address: 460 Bellefontaine St
  • Vicinity: W of Orange Grove Blvd
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Constructed in 1913, the Henry A Ware house at 460 Bellefontaine Street was designed by Henry Mather Greene. The single-family residence represents the property type "Arts and Crafts Single-Family Residences in Pasadena," and is an excellent example of Craftsman style within the subtype 4wo-story Arts and Crafts period house." It meets the registration requirements under Criterion C, as it exemplifies the values of design, craftsmanship, and materials which embody the philosophy and practice of the Arts and Crafts period in Pasadena and the property retains a high degree of architectural integrity. The house and garage have distinguishing characteristics of Anglo-Colonial Revival and English influenced Tudor. Major English-influenced features are a gable roof with moderate to steep pitched gables and modest eave extension and with the main roof orientation parallel to the front entrance, leaded glass windows, gable roof dormers and combination plaster/shingle exterior walls. Anglo-Colonial features are its main entry with classical detailing on the door and door surround. - NRHP, 8 August 2003


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1913/00/00 Henry Mather Greene Architect Designed by Henry Mather Greene, an Arts and Crafts Single-Family Residences is built for Henry A Ware Esq.

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Particulars for Henry A Ware House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Bungalow-craftsman
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th June 2004

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Ware, Henry A., House
Registry Address: 460 Bellefontaine St.
Registry Number: 04000015
Resource Type: Building
Theme Group: Residential Architecture of Pasadena: Influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement MPS
Owner: Private
Architect: Greene, Charles S.; Greene, Henry M.
Architectural Style: Bungalow-craftsman
Contributing Buildings: 2
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1913
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Secondary structure
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Secondary structure

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