Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Johnny's Burgers (Primary)
Important Dates
1956-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Johnny's Burgers - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
4331 W ADAMS BLVD Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
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)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Food Service, Walk-up Stand   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century     Related Features: Signage
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2015-11-24
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
    Design
    Workmanship
    Association
    Location
    Feeling
    Materials
    Setting
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    "Excellent example of a road-side, walk-up food stand. Features the distinctive characteristics of the type, with historic neon signage."
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1956-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2015-11-24
    Context/Theme
    Commercial Development, 1850-1980
    Commercial Identity, 1850-1980
    Commercial
    Eligibility Standards
  • Was the founding location of, or the long-term location of, a business significant in commercial history
  • Is associated with a business that made important contributions to commercial growth and development
  • Integrity Aspects
    Materials
    Location
    Setting
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Long-time restaurant in the South Crenshaw/West Adams area; in continuous operation as Johnny's since 1956. 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: 1956-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    House ID: 568639
    Property Identification Number: 123B185 680
    SurveyLA ID: 3f0cf087-50db-4034-a0a4-12b2b79824be

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    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)