Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
5745 N LANKERSHIM BLVD (Primary)
4 wheels (Alternative)
Important Dates
1950-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
5745 N LANKERSHIM BLVD - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
5745 N LANKERSHIM BLVD Primary
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: Commercial-Auto Related, Gas/Service Station   Use: Historic     Style: Moderne, Streamline    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Aluminum Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: String course Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Glazed, fully; Double Material: Metal
Component: Entryway Type: Projecting; Canopy Material: none defined
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: L-shaped Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat; Parapet, flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Storefront; Fixed Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Storefront altered or replaced

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-12
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Commercial Development and the Automobile, 1910-1980
The Car and Car Services, 1910-1960s
Commercial - Auto Related
Gas/Service Station
Eligibility Standards
  • Significant for events (A)
  • Significant as a property type (C)
  • Was designed and historically used for the sale, service, maintenance or collective off-street parking for the automobile
  • Demonstrates convenient automobile access from the street
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Feeling
    Association
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of an automobile service station from the 1950s. An excellent example of automobile commercial development along Lankershim from this era. Due to storefront alterations, may not retain sufficient integrity for National Register eligibility.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1950-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2012-12-27
    Context/Theme
    Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
    L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
    Related Responses to Modernism, 1924-1970
    Streamline Moderne, 1935-1945
    Commercial
    Eligibility Standards
  • Windows “punched” into walls, with no surrounds
  • Rounded corners and curved surfaces, emulating a “windswept” appearance
  • Speedlines at wall surfaces, such as horizontal moldings and continuous sill courses
  • Metal, often steel casement, windows
  • Unadorned wall surfaces, with minimal ornament
  • Flat or nearly flat roofs
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Horizontal orientation
  • Retains the essential character defining features of the Streamline Moderne style from the period of significance
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Setting
    Feeling
    Association
    Materials
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Workmanship
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a Streamline Moderne automobile service station, with distinctive features of the style. Due to storefront alterations, may not retain sufficient integrity for National Register eligibility.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1950-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 19269fb3-4871-459f-967c-7823389a410c
    Property Identification Number: 174B169 411
    House ID: 1016749

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Architectural Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

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