Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Fire Station #60 (Primary)
Fire Station #60 (Historic)
11338 W CHANDLER BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1949-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Fire Station #60 - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
City architect
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
11338 W CHANDLER BLVD Primary
11336 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
11334 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
11330 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
11328 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
11326 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
11324 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
11320 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
11318 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
11316 W CHANDLER BLVD Alternative
5320 N TUJUNGA AVE Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
North Hollywood - Valley Village Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 2 (Council District)
MID-TOWN NORTH HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
N. HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Institutional-Government, Fire Station   Use: Historic     Style: International    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP14. Government building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, poured/precast Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Glazed, partially Material: Metal
Component: Door Type: Glazed, partially; Sidelights; Single Material: Metal
Component: Entryway Type: Projecting; Canopy Material: Concrete
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: L-shaped Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat; Tower Material: none defined
Component: Storefront Type: Flush Material: Stucco
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Paired; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Grouped; Divided lights Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Garage door replaced

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-07-23
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Government Infrastructure and Services, 1850-1980
Municipal Fire Stations, 1900-1980
Post WWII Fire Stations, 1947-1960
Institutional - Government
Fire Station
Eligibility Standards
  • One or two stories in height
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining and physical features of the type and style from the period of significance
  • Stucco or brick exterior
  • Was built between 1947 and 1960
  • Large open driveway
  • Exemplifies the International style as applied to institutional buildings and is also evaluated as significant under the Architecture context
  • Flat or nearly flat roof
  • Generally rectangular massing composed of three sections - engine house, station, and hose-drying tower
  • Is representative of municipal responses to Post-WWII growth and expansion
  • Is associated with the 1947 and 1955 municipal bond measures
  • Living and working quarters integrated in one building
  • Horizontal massing and window emphasis
  • Integrity Aspects
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Association
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Significant example of a post World War II bond-measure financed fire station, representing the expanding population in the San Fernando Valley and the need for municipal services in the area. Retains distinctive features of the property type and building standards of the bond-measure financed fire stations.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1949-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2012-08-07
    Context/Theme
    Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
    L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
    Pre-War Modernism, 1919-1945
    International Style, 1928-1966
    Institutional
    Eligibility Standards
  • Flush-mounted windows, with no trim
  • Horizontal orientation
  • Casement windows, often steel
  • Smooth wall surfaces, such as stucco
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Retains the essential character defining features of International Style from the period of significance
  • Overall absence of ornamentation
  • Windows arranged in bands, often terminating at corners
  • Flat or nearly flat roofs
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Feeling
    Materials
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Workmanship
    Setting
    Association
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of the International Style as applied to a municipal fire station. Exhibits high quality design.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1949-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 13c6e85e-1cb0-47c9-a4df-21dcf3617c88
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 182
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 183
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 184
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 185
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 186
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 187
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 188
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 189
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 190
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 191
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 182
    House ID: 70403

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    City of Los Angeles (was owned by / owned)
    Architectural Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    City architect (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: North Hollywood-Valley Village Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)