City of San Diego Historic Site No. 1095, Warren and Elleene Wright/John Mortenson House

1095  Warren and Elleene Wright-John Mortenson House - 4431 Palo Verde Terrace

The seven aspects of integrity– location, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling and association are fully retained with
some loss of design integrity. This residence provides a better understanding of the design and building of John
N. Mortenson, and what ultimately became known as a Mortenson House. As an important Modernist designer and builder
during San Diego’s Modernist architectural movement this property is significant under the City of San Diego Historic
Resources Criterion C— Architecture as an exemplary custom Modern Ranch house designed by John N. Mortenson in
1961 and Criterion D–Master Designer and Builder, John N. Mortenson