Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
3812 S DUNN DR (Primary)
3812 S DUNN DR (Alternative)
Important Dates
1932-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
3812 S DUNN DR - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
3812 S DUNN DR Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
3812-3814 Dunn Dr
Administrative Areas
Palms - Mar Vista - Del Rey Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 5 (Council District)
PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Multi Family, Apartment House   Use: Historic     Style: Spanish Colonial Revival    
Type: Residential-Multi Family   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP03. Multiple family property          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single Material: Wood
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Arches (Porch Supports); Recessed; Entrance porch/stoop Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Clay tile coping; Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Multi-light; Casement; Paired Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Single; Sliding Material: Vinyl
Architectural Description
Second story projecting balcony; covered exterior staircase with stucco grilles
Alterations
Windows replaced - some

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-13
Context/Theme
Residential Development and Suburbanization, 1850-1980
Multi-Family Residential Development, 1910-1980
Multi-Family Residential, 1910-1980
Apartment Houses, 1910-1980
Residential
Apartment House
Eligibility Standards
  • Was originally constructed as an apartment house
  • Is an excellent example of the type
  • Typically four or more units (flats or apartments)
  • Associated styles: American Foursquare, Shingle, Craftsman, Art Deco, Spanish Colonial Revival, Mediterranean, American Colonial Revival, English Tudor Revival, French Revival, Classical Revival, Renaissance Revival, Mid-Century Modern, Traditional Ranch
  • Two or more stories; may be up to five or six stories
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Oriented toward the street, with architectural detailing on the street-facing façade
  • May have a single common building entrance with unit entrances opening onto interior corridors, or multiple ground-floor entries
  • Generally rectangular in plan, often with one or more light wells
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Is two or more stories in height
  • Designed to maximize lot coverage
  • Integrity Aspects
    Feeling
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a 1930s apartment house in Palms.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1932-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 5ed9f8f3-1267-4229-8a89-f65f940edca4
    Property Identification Number: 120B165 1202
    House ID: 1005719

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Historic Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)