Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Series II: Project Drawings

Annie Blacker House (Pasadena, Calif.)   Robert R. Blacker House ( Pasadena, Calif.). Keeper's House, Pergola Garage With Pump House, and Lathhouse.

Robert R. Blacker House (Pasadena, Calif.)
Residence for R. R. Blacker, Esp., at Oak Knoll, Pasadena, Cal. / Greene and Greene, Arch'ts. 1906,1907, [19]09, 1947. 32 sheets various media 95.5 x 110.7 cm. (37 5/8 x 43 5/8 in.) or smaller

Scale varies.
Job no. 207.
"Because of the lengthy period of careful maintenance and restoration by the present owners, Mr. and Mrs. Max Hill, the structure has, in recent years, been frequently identified as the Blacker-Hill house" -- Greene & Greene, architecture as a fine art, by Randell L. Makinson, Salt Lake City, Peregrine Smith, 1977, p. 150.
This set consists of 8 ink drawings on cloth, 7 ink drawings with ink wash applied to the verso on cloth, 4 brown line prints on paper, 3 ink drawings with pencil and also with ink wash applied to the verso, 2 positive reduced photostats on paper, 2 ink drawings with pencil on cloth, 2 pencil drawings with crayon on tracing paper, 1 ink drawing with colored pencil on paper, 1 pencil drawing on tracing paper, 1 brown line print with pencil on paper, and 1 blueprint on paper.

Index Terms
Subjects: 1. Houses. 2. Mansions. 3. Pergolas. 4. Robert R. Blacker house (Pasadena, Calif.) Geographic Names: 1. Pasadena (Calif.) Genre/Media: 1. Detail drawings. 2. Reflected ceiling plans. 3. Site plans. 4. Interior elevations. 5. Orthographic drawings. 6. Ink drawings. 7. Ink wash drawings. 8. Pencil drawings. 9. Crayon drawings. 10. Colored pencil drawings. 11. Blueprints. Associated Names: 1. Blacker, Robert R. 2. Barnett, Harold A. 3. Allin Bros.

List of Drawings (View All Thumbnails)

1. NYDA.1960.001.04500. Map of lot 10 Oak Knoll showing cross section, elevations and contours November, 1906. Encapsulated in mylar. surveyed by Allin Bros., JPEG | Zoom

2. NYDA.1960.001.00368. Foundation plan : Sheet no. 1 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

3. NYDA.1960.001.00369. First floor plan : Sheet no. 2 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

4. NYDA.1960.001.00370. First floor plan : Sheet no. 2 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

5. NYDA.1960.001.00371. Second floor plan : Sheet no. 3 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

6. NYDA.1960.001.00372. Second floor plan : Sheet no. 3 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

7. NYDA.1960.001.00373. Attic plan : Sheet no. 4 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

8. NYDA.1960.001.00374. North elevation : Sheet no. 5 June 3rd, *07. Drawing has glue remnants on title information and on right side. JPEG | Zoom

9. NYDA.1960.001.00375. North elevation : Sheet no. 5 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

10. NYDA.1960.001.00376. South elevation : Sheet no. 6 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

11. NYDA.1960.001.00377. South elevation : Sheet no. 6 June 3rd, *07. JPEG | Zoom

12. NYDA.1960.001.00378. East elevation JPEG | Zoom

13. NYDA.1960.001.00379. East elevation JPEG | Zoom

14. NYDA.1960.001.00380. West elevation JPEG | Zoom

15. NYDA.1960.001.00381. West elevation Encapsulated in mylar. JPEG | Zoom

16. NYDA.1960.001.00382. 1/2 in. scale wall section [showing rafters and door and window framing], exterior [and] interior [elevations of window], splice for sill [in] plan [and section], plan of beams, detail of beam work in hall showing relation of beam work on rear terrace, elevations of porte cochere -- side elev. end elev JPEG | Zoom

17. NYDA.1960.001.00383. [Section through wall and rafters], 1 1/2 in. scale detail of vents in gable ends JPEG | Zoom

18. NYDA.1960.001.00384. [Elevations of] living room -- west side, north side, east side, south side ; [Elevations of] halls -- west side, south side, east side ... showing stairs, east side ... showing finish on wall, north side ;[elevation and] plan [of] second floor rail looking south, 1 1/2" detail of 2nd floor stair rail : Sheet no. 8 June 20th, *07. JPEG | Zoom

19. NYDA.1960.001.00385. [Details in elevations of] -- dining and breakfast room[s], doors between dining and breadfast rooms, bedroom in #4, bedroom #2 JPEG | Zoom

20. NYDA.1960.001.00386. Inch scale and full size living room details -- east side, west side, part plan, part plan of fireplace, F. S. D. of shelf and brackets, and of mantel, plan of shelf : Sheet no. 51 Sept. 24th, *07. JPEG | Zoom

21. NYDA.1960.001.00387. Inch scale and F. S. details of mantel in bedr'm no. 2 -- full size detail of large shelf [showing] section [and] front, full size detail of small shelf [showing] section [and] front, detail of shelf over windows [in] elevation [and] section, full size [detail] of cuts on peices marked "A" (front), [detail drawing] showing] showing corners of 6 1/2" pieces in angle of ceiling, [elevations of] south end, front [and] north end [of mantel], plan [of mantel] : Sheet no. 52 Sept. 25th, *07. JPEG | Zoom

22. NYDA.1960.001.00388. Inch scale and F. S. detail[s] of sash[es] : Sheet no. 53 Sept. *07. JPEG | Zoom

23. NYDA.1960.001.00389. Interior details -- 1 1/2 inch scale detail of medicine case in bathr'm no. 1 [in elevation], section [and] plan ; 1 1/2 inch scale details of medicine cases for bathr'ms on 2, 3 and 4 [in.] elevation, section [and] plan ; kitchen [elevation] - east, north, west ; pantry [elevations] - east, south, west, north, plan of top drawer shoing compartments : Sheet no. 54 Sept. 27th, *07. JPEG | Zoom

24. NYDA.1960.001.00390. Inch scale and F. S. detail[s] of mantel in bedr'm no. 4 -- front [elevation], section, plan ' full size of cut on pilaster, full size of cuts on casings ; plan (of shelf) : Sheet no. 55 Sept. 26th, *07. JPEG | Zoom

25. NYDA.1960.001.00391. F. S. And scale details of stair rail and panel of first story hall -- [plan, elevation], F. S. section of finish wall string (main stairway), typical apnel detail of first story hall wainscoting (widths vary) : Sheet no. 57 Sept. 30, *07. JPEG | Zoom

26. NYDA.1960.001.00392. Inch scale and full size detail[s] of doors : Sheet no. 58 Sipt. 30th *07. "All doors (except outside doors) veneered on sugar pine cores". JPEG | Zoom

27. NYDA.1960.001.00393. Scale details of hall -- section looking north [with detail, section looking east, [section] looking north[!], plan of ceiling panel "A" [with sections], 1 1/2 inch scale detail of door [from] hall to ketchen dept. : Sheet no. 60A Oct. 15, *07. JPEG | Zoom

28. NYDA.1960.001.00394. Scale detail of pergola for grounds -- west elev. south elev., plan, inch scale section "A-A" showing footin of terrace, inch scale detail showing beams let into each other : Sheet no. 87 April 6th, *08. JPEG | Zoom

29. NYDA.1960.001.00395. 1 1/2" scale and F. S. details of silver tray for buffet : Sheet no. 95 JPEG | Zoom

30. NYDA.1960.001.00396. 1/4 inch scale details of pergola south breakfast room -- plan, side elevation, [sections] ; end [and] front elev. [of brickwork] : Sheet no. 103 Nov. 17th, *09. JPEG | Zoom

31. NYDA.1960.001.00397. Inch scale detail of finish beam in bedr'm no. 1 [in section] JPEG | Zoom

32. NYDA.1960.001.00398. Subdivision of Blacker property, tract no. 14680 in the city of Pasedena, County of Los Angeles, California -- [site plan] January, 1947. Harold A. Barnett, civil engineer, JPEG | Zoom

Annie Blacker House (Pasadena, Calif.)   Robert R. Blacker House ( Pasadena, Calif.). Keeper's House, Pergola Garage With Pump House, and Lathhouse.