Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
11576 W OTSEGO ST (Primary)
Important Dates
1936-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
11576 W OTSEGO ST - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
William Kesling

Location Information

Addresses
11576 W OTSEGO ST Primary
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)
NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL VALLEY VILLAGE (Neighborhood Council)
VALLEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Moderne, Streamline    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single 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: Entryway Type: Recessed Material: Stucco
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Irregular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat; Eaves, wide Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Grouped; Hopper; Fixed Material: Steel
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Hopper; Bay, rounded Material: Steel

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-12
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Related Responses to Modernism, 1924-1970
Streamline Moderne, 1935-1945
Residential
Eligibility Standards
  • Horizontal orientation
  • 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
  • Flat or nearly flat roofs
  • Rounded corners and curved surfaces, emulating a “windswept” appearance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Association
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a Streamline Moderne house, designed by significant architect William Kessling. Conveys high quality design and craftsmanship.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1936-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 739b8935-f460-4be1-8189-0b19da8e1bc3
    Property Identification Number: 171B169 626
    House ID: 69991

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    MGM Studios, Robert H.Vernon (was owned by / owned)
    Architectural Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Kesling Modern Structures (Construction Company, was built by / built)
    William Kesling (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)

    Related Information Resources

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