Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Lankershim Elementary School Auditorium (Primary)
Lankershim Elementary School Auditorium (Historic)
5250 N BAKMAN AVE (Alternative)
Important Dates
1912-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Lankershim Elementary School Auditorium - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
5250 N BAKMAN AVE 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: Institutional-Education, Elementary School   Use: Historic     Style: Spanish Colonial Revival    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP15. Educational building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, textured Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Pilasters Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Double Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Symmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Roof, shed; Columns (Porch Supports); Full width; Recessed Material: Stucco
Component: Roof Type: Gable, front Material: Clay tile

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Wall cladding replaced

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-09-19
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Education, 1876-1980
Public Schools and the LAUSD, 1876-1980
Pre-1933 Long Beach Earthquake, 1912-1933
Institutional - Education
Elementary School
Eligibility Standards
  • Is one of the few remaining schools from the pre-1933 Long Beach earthquake (not substantially altered or remodeled)
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • May have been designed by a prominent architect of the period
  • Buildings designed in the popular styles of the day but particularly Art Deco, PWA Moderne, Streamline Moderne, and Spanish Colonial Revival
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Significant example of a pre-1933 Long Beach Earthquake elementary school auditorium building that was annexed by Los Angeles Unified School District when the surrounding area was incorporated into the LAUSD jurisdiction. A rare, early school building in the San Fernando Valley.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1912-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 2917b9b5-cd3b-4d95-82f3-9653308fb8a4
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 333
    House ID: 70625

    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)
    Town of Lankershim (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)