Resource Description

Resource Summary

Names
6101 Victoria Ave Bungalow Court (Primary)
Resource Types
District
Important Dates
No dates recorded
Keywords (Subjects)
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Location Information

Addresses
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Los Angeles City Council District 8 (Council District)
West Adams - Baldwin Hills - Leimert Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
PARK MESA HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)

Classification

Classification
No classifications recorded
Related Features
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Resource Descriptions

General Description
"The 6101 Victoria Ave Bungalow Court occupies two rectangular parcels in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles. The bungalow court comprises four freestanding, one-story buildings situated around a central courtyard. The court retains distinctive features of the property type, including a central concrete walkway, landscaping, lampposts, and rear detached garages. The bungalow court was designed in the Spanish Colonial Revival style with Mission Revival features such as shaped parapets and clay tile coping."

External System References

SurveyLA ID: 3308c730-f9e2-4b31-b0ba-9851801d9406

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2016-01-25
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Mediterranean and Indigenous Revival Architecture, 1887-1952
Spanish Colonial Revival, 1915-1942
Residential
Bungalow Court
Eligibility Standards
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Provision for automobiles, either in the rear (bungalow court) or possibly integrated into courtyard complex (courtyard apartment)
  • Single and multi-paned windows, predominantly casement and double-hung sash
  • May exhibit axial symmetry, or deliberate asymmetry suggesting a Mediterranean street or village in appearance
  • Individual unit entries open to courtyard (street-facing units of bungalow courts may open to street)
  • Gable, hipped, and/or flat roof, typically with clay tile roof or roof trim
  • Stuccoed exteriors; secondary materials may include wrought iron, wood, cast stone, terra cotta, and polychromatic tile
  • Patios, courtyards, loggias or covered porches and/or balconies
  • Use of arches of a variety of shapes for windows, doors, niches, openings in wing walls, and other features
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Feeling
    Association
    Materials
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    Workmanship
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a Spanish Colonial Revival-style bungalow court with Mission Revival features. Retains the essential character-defining features of the style.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1932-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2016-01-25
    Context/Theme
    Residential Development and Suburbanization, 1850-1980
    Multi-Family Residential Development, 1910-1980
    Multi-Family Residential, 1910-1980
    The Bungalow Court, 1910-1939
    Residential
    Bungalow Court
    Eligibility Standards
  • Composed of multiple detached or semi-detached buildings
  • Units are oriented around a central common area, a primary feature of the design (typically a landscaped courtyard; a paved central motor court is less common)
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Typically occupies a single or double residential lot
  • One story, occasionally with a two-story building at the rear; two-story bungalow courts are rare
  • Individual unit entries open directly onto the courtyard; front units may open onto the street
  • Associated architectural styles: Craftsman, Mission Revival, Spanish Colonial Revival, American Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
  • May also be significant as a good example of an architectural style from its period and/or the work of a significant architect or builder
  • Integrity Aspects
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Workmanship
    Setting
    Feeling
    Materials
    Association
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent and rare example of a 1930s bungalow court in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles; one of only a few remaining intact examples in the area.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1932-01-01

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

    Related Information Resources

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    Documents
    SurveyLA: West Adams-Baldwin Hills-Leimert Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)