Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
M. J. Connell Building Nos. 4-6 (Primary)
Santee Village Lofts (Alternative)
LA Historic-Cultural Monument No. 711 (Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument)
Important Dates
1917-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
M. J. Connell Building Nos. 4-6 - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Frank L. Stiff
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
746 S LOS ANGELES ST Primary
738 S LOS ANGELES ST Alternative
740 S LOS ANGELES ST Alternative
742 S LOS ANGELES ST Alternative
744 S LOS ANGELES ST Alternative
748 S LOS ANGELES ST Alternative
750 S LOS ANGELES ST Alternative
743 S SANTEE ST Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Central City Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 14 (Council District)
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
WHOLESALE DIST NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Industrial-Garments and Textiles, Garment Factory   Use: Historic     Style: Moderne, Late    
Type: Commercial-Mixed, Mixed Use - Commercial/Office/Residential   Use: Current        
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No alterations listed

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2014-05-29
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Related Responses to Modernism, 1926-1970
Late Moderne, 1936-1960
Industrial
Eligibility Standards
No standards recorded
Integrity Aspects
No standards recorded
California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
5S1
Significance Statement
The property meets the criteria for HCM designation because it embodies the "distinguishing characteristics of an architectural-type specimen, inherently valuable for a study of a period style or method of construction," as an excellent example of Moderne architecture.
Periods of Significance
From: 1917-01-01

Date Evaluated
2014-08-13
Context/Theme
Industrial Development, 1850-1980
Manufacturing for the Masses, 1883-1989
Garments and Textiles, 1896-1980
Industrial
Garment Factory
Eligibility Standards
No standards recorded
Integrity Aspects
No standards recorded
California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
5S1
Significance Statement
The property meets the criteria for HCM designation because it reflects the GÇ£broad cultural, economic, or social history of the nation, state, or community." The property is part of a community of buildings that are significant in the economic history of Los Angeles as the genesis of today's garment district, pioneered by Michael J. Connell. The Period of Significance ends at 2007, which is the year that the property opened as a condominium.
Periods of Significance
From: 1917-01-01
To: 2007-12-31

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument Date: 2002-04-05 -

External References

External System References

Processing ID: HCM-711
Property Identification Number: 127-5A211 342
House ID: 1072656
Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument Number: 711

Related Resources

Related Historic Resources

None

Related Historic Districts

None

Related Activities

None

Related Historic Events

None

Related People/Organizations

Frank L. Stiff (was designed by /designed)
Michael J. Connell (was built by / built)

Related Information Resources

Images
Documents
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