Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Hacienda Motel (Primary)
Hacienda Motel (Historic)
Star Motel (Alternative)
9137 S FIGUEROA ST (Alternative)
Important Dates
1953-01-01T00:00:00 (Built Date)
Images
No image available
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
9137 S FIGUEROA ST Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
South Los Angeles Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 8 (Council District)
EMPOWERMENT CONGRESS SOUTHEAST AREA NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
VERMONT VISTA NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Lodging, Motel   Use: Historic     Style: Minimal Traditional    
Type: Commercial-Lodging, Hotel   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP05. Hotel/motel          
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Security door(s) added
Signage altered
Security window bars added

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2020-06-11T00:00:00
Context/Theme
Other Context, 1850-1980
Event or Series of Events, 1850-1980
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • Resource does not meet Eligibility Standards
  • Resource does not retain sufficient CDFs/Associative Features
  • Integrity Aspects
    Resource does not retain sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    6L
    Significance Statement
    Property at 9141 S Figueroa St previously evaluated as significant as the site of the murder of internationally-acclaimed gospel, R&B and soul singer Sam Cooke. Cooke is considered to be one of the pioneers of soul music. Further research confirmed that the former Hacienda Motel, no longer extant, was located at the address 9137 S Figueroa St.
    Periods of Significance
    No periods of significance recorded

    Date Evaluated
    2012-03-03T00:00:00
    Context/Theme
    Other Context, 1850-1980
    Event or Series of Events, 1850-1980
    Commercial
    Eligibility Standards
  • Is associated with an event or series of events important in Los Angeles history
  • Represents an important association with an ethnic/cultural group or groups in Los Angeles
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Design
    Association
    Feeling
    Materials
    Setting
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Workmanship
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    3S
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Significant as the site of the murder of internationally-acclaimed gospel, R&B and soul singer Sam Cooke. Cooke is considered to be one of the pioneers of soul music. He was murdered at this hotel.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1964-01-01T00:00:00

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 302ad891-d563-49ee-a301-3a8ec8d687cd
    Property Identification Number: 094-5A201 189
    House ID: 1021145

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities

    SurveyLA - South Los Angeles Survey (was assessed in / assessed)

    Related Historic Events

    Sam Cooke Murder Site (was the location of / took place at)

    Related People/Organizations

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

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    None
    Documents
    SurveyLA: South Los Angeles Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)