Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Brotman Medical Center (Primary)
Brotman Medical Center (Historic)
9808 W VENICE BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1963-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Brotman Medical Center - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
9808 W VENICE BLVD Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
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: Commercial-Office, High Rise   Use: Historic     Style: Corporate International    
Type: Commercial-Office   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP07. 3+ story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth; Other Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Steel Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Double; Fully glazed Material: Metal
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Floor-to-ceiling; Grouped Material: Metal
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Grouped Material: Metal
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Single Material: Metal
Architectural Description
Curved canopy above ground level; westernmost volume clad in glass block; easternmost volume has curved facade and glass curtain wall
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-13
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Post-War Modernism, 1946-1975
Corporate International, 1949-1975
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Retains the essential character defining features of Corporate Modernism from the period of significance
  • Articulated ground story, often double-height and set back behind columns or pilotis
  • Integral parking lot, either subterranean or above grade
  • Lack of applied ornament
  • Horizontal bands of flush, metal-framed windows, or curtain walls
  • Flat roofs, either with flush eaves or cantilevered slabs
  • Constructed of concrete, steel and glass
  • Box-shaped form
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3S
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of Corporate International commercial architecture in Palms.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1963-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 695bcc9c-e0ef-4ed3-b12a-0559d84e2eb4
    Property Identification Number: 120B165 1096
    House ID: 893631

    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)
    Jack Vernon Welborn (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)

    Related Information Resources

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