Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
The Barkley Building (Primary)
The Barkley Building (Historic)
Ruby Makeup Academy (Alternative)
5305 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1960-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
The Barkley Building - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
5305 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD Primary
5301 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD Alternative
12105 W WEDDINGTON ST Alternative
12107 W WEDDINGTON 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: Commercial-Office, Low Rise   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century Mayan    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, poured/precast Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Glazed, fully; Double Material: Metal
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Parapet, flat; Flat Material: none defined
Component: Storefront Type: Flush; Corner Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Grouped; Decorative surround; Sliding Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-08-27
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Post-War Modernism, 1946-1975
Mid-Century Modernism, 1945-1975
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Simple, geometric volumes
  • Horizontal massing
  • Direct expression of the structural system, often wood or steel post and beam
  • Flat roof, at times with wide overhanging eaves
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows, often flush-mounted metal framed
  • Retains the essential character defining features of Mid-Century Modernism from the period of significance
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Materials
    Design
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Setting
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of Mid-Century Modern architecture incorporating Mayan design motifs. Exhibits high quality of design and distinctive features.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1960-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: acb430e3-02ab-4a53-a7c6-4a66a19a0f61
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 293
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 293
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 293
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 293
    House ID: 68001

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Laurel- Weddington Building (was owned by / owned)
    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)