Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
(Der) Wienerschnitzel (Primary)
(Der) Wienerschnitzel (Historic)
Wienerschnitzel (Alternative)
5135 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1968-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
(Der) Wienerschnitzel - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
5135 N LAUREL CANYON 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)
NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL VALLEY VILLAGE (Neighborhood Council)
VALLEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Food Service, Fast Food (drive-thru and/or walk-in)   Use: Historic     Style: Googie    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Wood vertical boards Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, poured/precast; Wood Material: none defined
Component: Façade Type: Symmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: A-frame Material: Composition shingle
Component: Storefront Type: Awning(s); Planters; Recessed Material: Tile
Component: Window Type: Grouped; Sliding Material: none defined

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-12
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Commercial Identity, 1850-1980
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • Was the long-term location of a business significant in commerical history
  • May be associated with ethnic, cultural, women’s or LGBT groups
  • Was the founding location of, or the long-term location of, a business significant in commercial history
  • May be associated with a business/corporation that has gained regional or national importance
  • May feature iconic corporate designs, logos and signs
  • May have served as a prototype for other buildings and locations
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Was the founding location of a business significant in commercial history
  • Is associated with a business that made important contributions to commercial growth and development
  • May also contribute to the social and cultural history of Los Angeles
  • Integrity Aspects
    Materials
    Design
    Setting
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of the distinctive A-frame building associated with the Weinerschnitzel chain, exhibiting the characteristic features of the company's drive-thru buildings including outdoor seating and the distinctive ketchup red and mustard yellow color scheme. Not eligible for the National Register at this time because it is not yet 50 years of age or of exceptional importance.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1968-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2013-02-12
    Context/Theme
    Commercial Development, 1850-1980
    Restaurants, 1880-1980
    Commercial - Food
    Drive-thru Restaurant
    Eligibility Standards
  • Was historically designed and used as a drive-thru restaurant
  • Significant for events (A)
  • Significant as a property type (C)
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • May also accommodate walk-in food service
  • Designed to allow customers to order and pick-up food from a window without leaving the car
  • Integrity Aspects
    Feeling
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of an A-frame drive-thru fast food restaurant, with distinctive features of the property type. Not eligible for the National Register at this time because it is not yet 50 years of age or of exceptional importance. Original tenant is still located at this property.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1968-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 1d44b699-42be-4de9-b5dd-0bef22419585
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 661
    House ID: 68668

    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)
    Der Wienerschnitzel (was owned by / owned)

    Related Information Resources

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