Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
109th Street Playground (Primary)
109th Street Playground (Historic)
109th Street Recreation Center (Alternative)
1464 E 109TH ST (Alternative)
Important Dates
1939-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
109th Street Playground - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Structure
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
1464 E 109TH ST Primary
1500 E 109TH ST Alternative
1431 E 110TH ST Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Southeast Los Angeles Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 15 (Council District)
WATTS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
WATTS NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Institutional-Recreation, Public Swimming Pool   Use: Historic     Style: Mediterranean Revival     Related Features: Swimming Pool
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP39. Other          
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2011-10-05
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
New Deal Programs, 1933-1938
WPA, 1933-1938
Institutional
Eligibility Standards
  • No CDFs/Associative Features checked
  • Was constructed as part of the WPA program
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    Setting
    Materials
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3S
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    One of the first two public pool projects in Los Angeles financed by the WPA, which developed design guidelines for safety and sanitation nationwide.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1939-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: af8a77be-9f32-4479-812b-fb776f1ef931
    Property Identification Number: 088-5A211 238
    Property Identification Number: 088-5A211 232
    Property Identification Number: 088-5A211 283
    House ID: 1069482

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities

    SurveyLA - Southeast Los Angeles Survey (was assessed in / assessed)

    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

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

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Southeast Los Angeles Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)