34031 Chula Vista Avenue

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34031 Chula Vista 1929-1930, Pierce (Woodruff era) Mills Act: Yes Casa Contenta is one of the Lantern Village historic homes featured on the 2001 Dana Point Historical Home Tour when owned by the Grierson family. Melvyn Pierce remembers moving into the home as a child and has shared his adventures of growing up in the early days of Dana Point when the five Woodruff-era homes on Chula Vista were the street’s only homes. His father, Ralph...

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34021 Street of the Amber Lantern

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34021 Street of the Amber Lantern 1930, Woodruff Mills Act: Yes The homeowners were presented their Historic Woodruff home plaque at the September 21, 2009 City of Dana Point Planning Commission meeting. The home was also recommended for the Mills Act Tax abatement program. This Spanish Colonial Revival beach house was originally built as a one-story bungalow with an under-roof porch with wood supports. There is a low side-facing gable roof...

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34010 Street of the Amber Lantern

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34010 Street of the Amber Lantern 1929, Woodruff Mills Act: Yes Due to the generosity of the current owners, this home was featured on the 2006 DPHS Home Tour, “A Step Back in Time”.  The 1929 original Woodruff home was built as a one-story, hand trowelled stucco frame house in a rectangular plan, covered with a low pitch tile roof. The addition of a den on the lower level and an entire upper level has expanded the home an...

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33941 Copper Lantern

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33941 Copper Lantern 1929, Woodruff Mills Act: Yes This one-story Spanish Colonial Revival Bungalow was featured on the 2004 home tour. The owners, who are members of the Historical Society, rescued this charming Woodruff house from squatters. The house was originally built in 1929 as a weekend vacation spot for owners from Hollywood. Of course, Sidney H. Woodruff had developed Hollywoodland in the Hollywood Hills before he came to the Dana...

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34532 Camino Capistrano

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34532 Camino Capistrano 1929, Doheny This stately two-story Spanish Colonial Revival house is built in a large, irregular rectangle that is twice the size of the original house built on the site. Featured as the signature home on the October 29, 2000 DPHS Inaugural Home Tour of Historic Doheny homes by then owners Alice Baum and Don Burnes, the home was also opened to the public as the Tour Headquarters of the Fourth Annual Home Tour featuring...

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33901 El Encanto Avenue

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33901 El Encanto Avenue 1929, Woodruff Mills Act: Yes Featured as the signature home, “La Casa Encantada” on the 2006 Historical Society Home Tour, this enchanting home was purchased in 2003, directly from the previous owner, with the understanding that it would be maintained as a historic Woodruff home. The Spanish Colonial Revival bungalow appears much as it did in an archival photos of the Woodruff Collection when the front patio...

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