Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Carter Sexton Art Supply (Primary)
Carter Sexton Art Supply (Historic)
5308 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1950-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Carter Sexton Art Supply - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Swan
Builder
George Peterson

Location Information

Addresses
5308 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD Primary
5306 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD Alternative
5304 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD Alternative
5302 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD Alternative
5302 1/2 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
North Hollywood - Valley Village Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 2 (Council District)
NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL VALLEY VILLAGE (Neighborhood Council)
VALLEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Retail, Retail Store   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century     Related Features: Signage
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, poured/precast Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Glazed, fully; Single; Transom Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Recessed Material: Stucco
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Eaves, wide; Shed Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Floor-to-ceiling; Grouped Material: Aluminum
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Single Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations
Windows painted over

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-12
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Commercial Identity, 1850-1980
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • May also contribute to the social and cultural history of Los Angeles
  • May be associated with a business/corporation that has gained regional or national importance
  • 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 a business significant in commercial history
  • Was the long-term location of a business significant in commerical history
  • 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
  • May feature iconic corporate designs, logos and signs
  • Integrity Aspects
    Feeling
    Association
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Significant as the first and longtime location of Carter Sexton Artist's Materials, an iconic, longtime Valley business that has expanded to other locations in Los Angeles County. Original tenant is still located at this property. The business appears to meet local criteria only and may not meet significance thresholds for National Register or California Register eligibility.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1944-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 3de12aea-d376-4996-9aad-70c4a369fbef
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 298
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 298
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 298
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 314
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 314
    House ID: 68010

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Louise Penrose (was owned by / owned)
    Architectural Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Swan (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)
    George Peterson (Builder, was built by / built)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: North Hollywood-Valley Village Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)