Resource Description

Resource Summary

Names
3813-3815 Mont Clair St Bungalow Court (Primary)
Resource Types
District
Important Dates
No dates recorded
Keywords (Subjects)
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Location Information

Addresses
Location Description
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Administrative Areas
Los Angeles City Council District 10 (Council District)
West Adams - Baldwin Hills - Leimert Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
UNITED NEIGHBORHOODS OF THE HISTORIC ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, WEST ADAMS, AND JEFFERSON PARK COMMUNITY (Neighborhood Council)

Classification

Classification
No classifications recorded
Related Features
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Resource Descriptions

General Description
"The 3813-3815 Mont Clair St Bungalow Court occupies a single rectangular parcel in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The bungalow court comprises four freestanding, single-story buildings situated around a central courtyard and designed in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. At the rear of the court is a single two-story building, also in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. The court retains distinctive features of the property type including central landscaping and a shared concrete walkway."

External System References

SurveyLA ID: 37394e00-d646-4689-97cf-6039537bd0c7

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

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
  • One story, occasionally with a two-story building at the rear; two-story bungalow courts are rare
  • 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)
  • Individual unit entries open directly onto the courtyard; front units may open onto the street
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Associated architectural styles: Craftsman, Mission Revival, Spanish Colonial Revival, American Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
  • Typically occupies a single or double residential lot
  • Early examples have little or no accommodation for the automobile
  • Composed of multiple detached or semi-detached buildings
  • Integrity Aspects
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    Materials
    Setting
    Location
    Feeling
    Association
    Workmanship
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    "Excellent and rare example of a 1920s bungalow court in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Los Angeles; one of only a few remaining intact examples in the area. Due to alterations, including window replacements, the property may not retain sufficient integrity to be eligible for listing in the National Register."
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1924-01-01

    Related Resources

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    Related People/Organizations

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

    Related Information Resources

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