Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
4645 N LANKERSHIM BLVD (Primary)
North Hollywood Toyota (Alternative)
Important Dates
1946-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
4645 N LANKERSHIM BLVD - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Randall Duell

Location Information

Addresses
4645 N LANKERSHIM BLVD Primary
4649 N LANKERSHIM BLVD Alternative
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: Commercial-Auto Related, Car Sales/Auto Showroom   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, masonry unit Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Glazed, fully; Transom; Single Material: Metal
Component: Door Type: Transom; Single Material: Wood
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Parapet, flat; Flat Material: none defined
Component: Storefront Type: Flush Material: none defined
Component: Storefront Type: Recessed Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Storefront; Fixed; Floor-to-ceiling Material: Aluminum

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Signage altered
Addition to rear/side elevation
Door (primary) opening or entrance altered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-08-21
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Commercial Development and the Automobile, 1910-1980
The Car and Car Services, 1910-1960s
Commercial - Auto Related
Car Showroom
Eligibility Standards
  • Was designed and historically used for the sale, service, maintenance or collective off-street parking for the automobile
  • Demonstrates convenient automobile access from the street
  • Significant for events (A)
  • Significant as a property type (C)
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Feeling
    Association
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a car sales showroom from the 1940s with the distinctive characteristics of the property type, including display windows oriented towards a major thoroughfare. Due to side addition, may not retain sufficient integrity for National Register eligibility.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1946-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 6ecd0fc4-9490-4f07-9f32-f831e024168d
    Property Identification Number: 168B173 807
    Property Identification Number: 168B173 794
    House ID: 51986

    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)
    Harvey Tyrrell (was owned by / owned)
    Randall Duell (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)
    Kersey Kinsey Co. (Construction Company, was built by / built)

    Related Information Resources

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