Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
1057 N AVALON BLVD (Primary)
Delta Mufflers and Converters (Alternative)
Important Dates
1949-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
1057 N AVALON BLVD - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
1057 N AVALON BLVD Primary
1053 N AVALON BLVD Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Wilmington - Harbor City Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 15 (Council District)
WILMINGTON NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
WILMINGTON NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Auto Related, Auto Body/Repair   Use: Historic     Style: Moderne, Streamline    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Metal screen; Single Material: Unknown
Component: Door Type: Roll-up Material: Metal
Component: Plan Type: L-shaped Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: Rolled Asphalt
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Grouped Material: Steel
Component: Window Type: Fixed Material: none defined
Architectural Description
Notable features include the long porte-cochere extending off the primary elevation and the horizontal banding along the roofline.
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-27
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Commercial Development and the Automobile, 1910-1980
The Car and Car Services, 1910-1960s
Commercial - Auto Related
Gas/Service Station
Eligibility Standards
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Significant as a property type (C)
  • Demonstrates convenient automobile access from the street
  • Was designed and historically used for the sale, service, maintenance or collective off-street parking for the automobile
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent intact example of a 1940s service station. One of the very few remaining in the area with integrity.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1949-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: ac11f75c-5149-4263-92f9-cdfcd3529753
    Property Identification Number: 033B205 874
    Property Identification Number: 033B205 874
    House ID: 374039

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    GPA Consulting, Inc. (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Wilmington-Harbor City Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)