Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Capitol Burgers (Alternative)
Capitol Burgers (Primary)
Important Dates
1960-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Capitol Burgers - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
4301 W PICO BLVD Primary
4307 W PICO BLVD Alternative
4305 W PICO BLVD Alternative
4303 W PICO BLVD Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Los Angeles City Council District 10 (Council District)
Wilshire Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
OLYMPIC PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Food Service, Walk-up Stand   Use: Historic     Style: Commercial, Vernacular     Related Features: Signage; Parking Lot
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Wood vertical boards; Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Sign Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Security door; Single Material: Unknown
Component: Entryway Type: Stoop Material: Stucco
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Butterfly; Eaves, wide; Exposed purlins Material: Composition shingle
Component: Window Type: Grouped; Corner; Sliding; Fixed; Security bars Material: Aluminum
Component: Window Type: Sliding; Paired; Security bars Material: Aluminum
Component: Window Type: Sliding; Single; Security bars Material: Aluminum
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Security bars; Single Material: Aluminum

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
One window infilled on rear elevation
Security window bars added

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2015-01-23
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Restaurants, 1880-1980
Commercial - Food
Walk-up/Stand
Eligibility Standards
  • Was historically designed and used as a restaurant
  • Integrity Aspects
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    Location
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Association
    Design
    Feeling
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a 1960s walk-up food stand in the Wilshire area. Rare intact example of the property type. Most examples from this period do not retain integrity.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1960-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2015-01-23
    Context/Theme
    Commercial Development, 1850-1980
    Commercial Identity, 1850-1980
    Commercial
    Eligibility Standards
  • Is associated with a business that made important contributions to commercial growth and development
  • Was the founding location of, or the long-term location of, a business significant in commercial history
  • Integrity Aspects
    Setting
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Location
    Materials
    Association
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Significant as a long-term location of a business important to the commercial identity of the Wilshire area; Capitol Burgers has been in continuous operation at this location since 1965. The property appears to meet local criteria only under this context and may not meet significance thresholds for National Register or California Register eligibility.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1965-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    House ID: 620711
    Property Identification Number: 129B185 1035
    SurveyLA ID: 3477176b-67d6-49b4-9f3c-03502506bd3d

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities

    SurveyLA - Wilshire Survey (was assessed in / assessed)

    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

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

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Wilshire Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)