Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
4789 N VINELAND AVE (Primary)
Important Dates
1941-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
4789 N VINELAND AVE - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
4789 N VINELAND AVE Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
North Hollywood - Valley Village Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 4 (Council District)
GREATER TOLUCA LAKE NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
N. HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Office, Low Rise   Use: Historic     Style: Moderne, Streamline    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: String course Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single; Sidelights; Glazed, fully Material: Wood
Component: Entryway Type: Recessed; Canopy Material: Stucco
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Casement; Decorative surround; Paired; Divided lights Material: Steel
Component: Window Type: Casement; Divided lights Material: Steel
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Single; Divided lights Material: Glass block
Component: Window Type: Casement; Grouped; Divided lights Material: Steel

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations
Rooftop addition for HVAC housing; tile on first floor painted

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-07-19
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Related Responses to Modernism, 1924-1970
Streamline Moderne, 1935-1945
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Retains the essential character defining features of the Streamline Moderne style from the period of significance
  • Windows “punched” into walls, with no surrounds
  • Unadorned wall surfaces, with minimal ornament
  • Metal, often steel casement, windows
  • Smooth stucco cladding
  • Speedlines at wall surfaces, such as horizontal moldings and continuous sill courses
  • Flat or nearly flat roofs
  • Rounded corners and curved surfaces, emulating a “windswept” appearance
  • Horizontal orientation
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Setting
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    Materials
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a Streamline Moderne commercial office building. Exhibits high quality of design through distinctive features.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1941-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 5cae6715-7539-46fe-8a8d-d7afb5ceeab7
    Property Identification Number: 168B173 533
    House ID: 51671

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