Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Jansen Shoe Co. Factory (Primary)
Jansen Shoe Co. Factory (Historic)
LA County Bureau of Public Assistance (Alternative)
10824 W BURBANK BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1947-01-01T00:00:00 (Built Date)
Images
Jansen Shoe Co. Factory - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
10824 W BURBANK BLVD Primary
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)
MID-TOWN NORTH HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
N. HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Industrial-Garments and Textiles, Other   Use: Historic     Style: Moderne, PWA    
Type: Industrial   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP08. Industrial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, poured/precast Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Pilasters Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Security door; Single; Glazed, partially; Pediment; Pilasters Material: Wood
Component: none defined Type: Awning(s) Material: Stucco
Component: Façade Type: Symmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Combination; Barrel vaulted; Flat; Cornice Material: Composition shingle
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Divided lights; Decorative surround; Single Material: Glass block

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Security window bars added

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-08-07T00:00:00
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Related Responses to Modernism, 1924-1970
PWA Moderne, 1929-1948
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • Stripped appearance with minimal ornamentation, including some zigzags, medallions, or plaster reliefs
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Emphasis on verticality
  • Flat roofs
  • Formal symmetry and massing
  • Smooth wall surfaces, such as stucco, marble, terrazzo, polished stone (and brick, although rare)
  • Pier supports (rather than columns)
  • Windows arranged in vertical recessed bays
  • Retains the essential character defining features of the PWA Moderne style from the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Integrity Aspects
    Feeling
    Location
    Design
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    5S3
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of PWA Moderne architecture in an industrial building. Exhibits high quality of design, with some Art Deco elements.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1947-01-01T00:00:00

    Date Evaluated
    2012-08-22T00:00:00
    Context/Theme
    Industrial Development, 1850-1980
    Manufacturing for the Masses, 1883-1989
    Factories, 1887-1980
    Industrial
    Factory
    Eligibility Standards
  • May retain distinctive equipment or building elements that reflect a particular kind of manufacturing process
  • One or more related utilitarian industrial buildings
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Constructed between 1887 and 1980 as a manufacturing plant
  • Is a representative example of industrial design as defined in the Industrial Design and Engineering theme
  • Is not a factory associated within the other themes relating to this sub-context
  • Was a key factory for a company whose branding and/or products had a significant impact on 20th century social history (e.g. new technology, household name)
  • Integrity Aspects
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Feeling
    Association
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Design
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of an industrial building in Los Angeles; one of only a very small handful of intact examples left along the industrial section of Burbank Blvd. Retains the distinctive features of the property type.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1947-01-01T00:00:00
    To: 1954-12-31T00:00:00

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 5856ed3e-f04d-43a0-b463-ca27315a0851
    Property Identification Number: 174B173 1015
    House ID: 91054

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Thomas Franklin Power (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)
    Architectural Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Jansen Shoe Co. (was owned by / owned)

    Related Information Resources

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