Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Liberty Savings and Loan Association (Primary)
Liberty Savings and Loan Association (Historic)
2508 S CENTRAL AVE (Alternative)
Important Dates
1920-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Liberty Savings and Loan Association - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
2508 S CENTRAL AVE Primary
2510 S CENTRAL AVE Alternative
2510 1/4 S CENTRAL AVE Alternative
2510 1/2 S CENTRAL AVE Alternative
2512 S CENTRAL AVE Alternative
2514 S CENTRAL AVE Alternative
2514 1/2 S CENTRAL AVE Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Southeast Los Angeles Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 9 (Council District)
SOUTH CENTRAL NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
CENTRAL NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Office, Low Rise   Use: Historic     Style: Commercial, Vernacular    
Type: Commercial-Office   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Storefront altered or replaced
Security window bars added
Seismic anchor plates added

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-20
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Banks and Financial Institutions, 1870-1980
Commercial - Finance
Bank/Saving & Loan
Eligibility Standards
  • Was historically designed and used as a bank building
  • Significant for events (A)
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Feeling
    Setting
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Significant as the location of the Liberty Savings and Loan, a prominent African American business. Due to extensive alterations such as altered storefronts and window screens, it does not appear to meet integrity thresholds for the National Register and California Register.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1920-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 5a4075c0-d2e7-4eba-94a7-4eb882c612ab
    Property Identification Number: 118-5A209 141
    Property Identification Number: 118-5A209 144
    Property Identification Number: 118-5A209 144
    Property Identification Number: 118-5A209 144
    Property Identification Number: 118-5A209 152
    Property Identification Number: 118-5A209 152
    Property Identification Number: 118-5A209 152
    House ID: 533376

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities

    SurveyLA - Southeast Los Angeles 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: Southeast Los Angeles Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)