1913: Frank A. Vanderlip, Sr. Begins Assembling the Team

Vanderlip selects the Olmsted Brothers of Brookline, Massachusetts, a renowned landscape design firm with whom he had previously worked, to prepare plans for a “high class residential district.”

The photo is a picture of Frank A. Vanderlip in 1918.

Source: Palos Verdes Estates (Images of America) by John Phillips, Arcadia Publishing Inc.

Photo courtesy of: Phillips, John. Palos Verdes Estates (Images of America) (p. 14). Arcadia Publishing Inc.