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Death Valley Ranch, Guesthouse (Hacienda), Death Valley Junction, Inyo County, CA



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Location
Guesthouse (Hacienda), Death Valley Junction vicinity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2257-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-152).
Building/structure dates: 1927
Building/structure dates: 1931 subsequent work
Significance: Construction of the Guest House began in October 1927. Work continued intermittently through 1931 when all construction at Death Valley Ranch was suddenly halted, leaving some sections, particularly in the basement, unfinished. Its brown and beige stucco exterior, red clay tile roof and highly decorative use of hand-forged metal, "antiqued" wood and colored tile make this structure an integral part of the Death Valley Ranch complex.

Subjects
Domestic Life
Guesthouses


Related Names
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW WEST TO EAST
2. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
3. FRONT GATE VIEW FROM SOUTH WITH SCALE
4. ELEVATION FROM SOUTH WITH ROCK AND CACTUS GARDEN WITH SCALE
5. ELEVATION FROM SOUTH WITH ROCK AND CACTUS GARDEN
6. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
7. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF PORCH FROM SOUTHEAST, ANNEX FLAG TOWER IN BACKGROUND
8. VIEW FROM SOUTH, ENTRANCE TO MULTI-PURPOSE FACILITY
9. DOUBLE DOORS TO MULTI-PURPOSE FACILITY
10. DOUBLE DOOR DETAIL WITH SCALE
11. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF PORCH WITH ROCK NAD CACTUS GARDEN FROM SOUTHWEST
12. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF PORCH FROM SOUTHWEST
13. SOUTHEAST PORCH WINDOW
14. WEST ELEVATION
15. WEST ENTRY TO PORCH
16. PORCH COLUMN, BRACES, RAIL DETAIL
17. PORCH COLUMN, BRACES, RAIL DETAIL WITH SCALE
18. PORCH, VIEW EAST TO WEST
19. VIEW FROM PORCH TO SOUTHWEST, SWIMMING POOL IN BACKGROUND
20. VIEW FROM PORCH OF EAST QUARTERS LIVING ROOM
21. VIEW FROM NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST TOWARD MAIN HOUSE, HAND-HEWN REDWOOD PORCH COLUMNS, BRACES, ARCH-LINTELS
22. PORCH, WINDOW AT EAST END, FROM INTERIOR
23. EAST QUARTERS, VIEW NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST OF LIVING ROOM, FIREPLACE
24. EAST QUARTERS, VIEW WEST TO EAST OF LIVING ROOM, LOFT AND BATHROOM
25. DOOR TO SMALL BATHROOM AND STAIR TO LOFT
26. EAST QUARTERS, CLOSET DOOR HARDWARE, BAT MOTIF
27. EAST QUARTERS, VIEW FROM WEST INTO BATHROOM


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