Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Department of Water and Power Distributing Station No. 57 (Primary)
Department of Water and Power Distributing Station No. 57 (Historic)
5500 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1965-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Department of Water and Power Distributing Station No. 57 - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
5500 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD Primary
5506 N LAUREL CANYON 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)
NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL VALLEY VILLAGE (Neighborhood Council)
VALLEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Infrastructure-Water & Power, Utility Building (Water, Electrical Power, Natural Gas)   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP09. Public utility building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, poured/precast Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Sign Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Double Material: Metal
Component: Entryway Type: Vehicular entry Material: Concrete
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Unknown/not visible

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-08-15
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Government Infrastructure and Services, 1850-1980
Municipal Water and Power, 1916-1980
Distributing and Receiving Stations, 1916-1980
Institutional - Infrastructure
Distributing Station
Eligibility Standards
  • No CDFs/Associative Features checked
  • No Eligibility Standards checked
  • Integrity Aspects
    More research needed
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    QQQ
    Significance Statement
    Example of a post-World War II Department of Water and Power Distributing Station. DWP buildings from this era will be evaluated at a later date pending further research into the postwar building program.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1965-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: aa712429-8d3b-4353-91e8-999c25d62006
    Property Identification Number: 174B165 1149
    Property Identification Number: 174B165 1149
    House ID: 88158

    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)

    Related Information Resources

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