Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Air Raid Siren #210 (Primary)
Air Raid Siren #210 (Historic)
11338 W CHANDLER BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1939-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Air Raid Siren #210 - PHOTO
Resource Types
Object
Architect
Builder
Owner

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-Military, Air Raid Sirens and Shelters   Use: Historic        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP39. Other          
Features
No components recorded
Architectural Description
Air raid siren mounted on the rooftop of Fire Station #60. Mounted on wood structure. Federal model 4, "flattened birdhouse" type.
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-06-26
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Military Institutions and Activities, 1850-1980
Air Raid Sirens and Civil Defense, 1939-1960
Institutional - Military
Air Raid Siren
Eligibility Standards
  • Was constructed between 1939 and 1960
  • Represents an important phase in the history of civil defense during World War II and the Cold War
  • Is one of the four air raid siren design types - rotating, birdhouse, wire spool and flattened birdhouse
  • Retains the essential physical features of the type from the period of significance
  • Most are installed on a building, traffic light, or a freestanding support pole
  • 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
    Air raid siren; associated with World War II and Cold War military infrastructure.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1940-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 2b4fb8e3-13e4-4230-8fd4-671864e464fc
    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

    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)