Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
12226 W OTSEGO ST (Primary)
Important Dates
1937-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
12226 W OTSEGO ST - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
12226 W OTSEGO ST Primary
12222 W OTSEGO ST 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: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Tudor Revival     Related Features: Lawn
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
Component: Chimney Type: Brick Material: none defined
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth; Half timbering Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Wood screen; 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: Finial; Gable, crossed Material: Composition shingle
Component: Window Type: Casement; Grouped; Diamond pane Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Decorative surround; Single; Fixed; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Single; Shutters; Casement Material: Wood

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-12
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Commercial Merchants, Leaders and Builders, 1850-1980
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Directly associated with the productive life of the individual in the area of commercial development
  • Retains most of the essential physical features from the period of significance
  • Individual must be proven to have made an important contribution to commercial development
  • For residential properties, the individual must have resided in the property during the period in which he or she achieved significance
  • Is associated with a person who made important individual contributions to commercial growth and development
  • Integrity Aspects
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    Design
    Setting
    Feeling
    Materials
    Association
    Workmanship
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Significant as the residence of Davis Dutton, owner of eponymous, iconic regional independent bookstores. Dutton was a figure in the cultural and literary life of mid and late 20th century Los Angeles. Dutton resided here between c.1965 and 2005, which was the most productive period of his professional career. The resource appears to meet local criteria only and may not meet significance thresholds for National Register or California Register eligibility.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1965-01-01
    To: 2006-12-31

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: ac9fc6a8-6b2d-4df1-9fcc-d8bb3035dc33
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 836
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 838
    House ID: 68872

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Davis Dutton (was made significant by / contributed to the significance of)
    Architectural Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    O.L. Dressler (was owned by / owned)

    Related Information Resources

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