Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Palms Cycle Shop (Primary)
Palms Cycle Shop (Historic)
3770 S MOTOR AVE (Alternative)
Important Dates
1923-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Palms Cycle Shop - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
3770 S MOTOR AVE Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Palms - Mar Vista - Del Rey Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 5 (Council District)
PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Retail, Retail Store   Use: Historic     Style: Commercial, Vernacular     Related Features: Signage
Type: Commercial-Retail   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Brick Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Brick Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Double; Fully glazed Material: Metal
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Grouped; Floor-to-ceiling; Fixed Material: Metal
Architectural Description
Blade sign
Alterations
Storefront altered or replaced
Signage added

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-13
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Commercial Identity, 1850-1980
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • May have particular significance for its association with a neighborhood or community in Los Angeles
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Was the founding location of, or the long-term location of, a business significant in commercial history
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Long-time home of Palms Cycle Shop; Palms Cycle was established at this location in 1930. Building includes a neon blade sign at the roofline.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1923-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 30431424-9b2f-4126-85e6-937ce408ef51
    Property Identification Number: 120B165 1385
    House ID: 893997

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

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

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)