Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
North Hollywood Masonic Lodge (Primary)
North Hollywood Masonic Lodge (Historic)
5124 N TUJUNGA AVE (Alternative)
Important Dates
1949-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
North Hollywood Masonic Lodge - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Builder
Stanley Gotter
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
5124 N TUJUNGA AVE Primary
5122 N TUJUNGA AVE 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: Institutional-Social Clubs/Meeting Halls, Lodge   Use: Historic     Style: Mayan Exotic Revival    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP13. Community center/social hall          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, poured/precast Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Belt course; Light Fixtures; Applied decoration Material: none defined
Component: Entryway Type: Columns; Stoop Material: Stucco Concrete
Component: Façade Type: Symmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Decorative surround; Fixed; Single; Arched opening, pointed; Transom Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Casement; Fixed; Single; Divided lights Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Door (primary) replaced

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-12
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Social Clubs and Organizations, 1850-1980
Fraternal Clubs and Organizations, 1850-1980
Institutional - Social Clubs/Meeting Halls
Social Club
Eligibility Standards
  • For the National Register, properties associated with events that date from the last 50 years must possess exceptional importance
  • May also be significant under a theme within the Architecture context
  • May also be significant within themes relating to ethnic/cultural history
  • May be the first or long-time location of a social club
  • Primary interior spaces associated with club buildings such as large meeting rooms and halls should remain readable from the period of significance
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Is associated with a fraternal organization that played a pivotal role in the social history of L.A. or a specific L.A. community
  • Integrity Aspects
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Setting
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Association
    Feeling
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a Masonic lodge from the immediate post-World War II era. A grandly scaled example of a Masonic lodge in Los Angeles, representing the prominence of the North Hollywood chapter. The North Hollywood chapter continues to occupy the building.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1949-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2012-12-27
    Context/Theme
    Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
    Exotic Revivals, 1900-1980
    Mayan Revival, 1912-1951
    Institutional - Social Clubs/Meeting Halls
    Lodge
    Eligibility Standards
  • Stucco decorations
  • High relief decor
  • Geometric ornamentation
  • Dates from the period of significance
  • Is an excellent example of the Mayan Revival style
  • Steep walls and/or staircases
  • Stone/concrete masonry
  • Rectilinear plan
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of Exotic Revival architecture with elements of Mayan Revival. Designed by Robert Stacey-Judd, preeminent architect of the Mayan Revival style, in collaboration with Masonic lodge member John Aleck Murrey. Exhibits high quality of design.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1949-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 8ac9ac1d-6082-46c5-b786-d4e901ce8c51
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 808
    Property Identification Number: 171B173 815
    House ID: 71295

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Robert Stacey-Judd and John Aleck Murrey (Architecture/Design Firm or Partnership, was designed by /designed)
    Architectural Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Stanley Gotter (Builder, 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)