Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
1126 W 85TH ST (Primary)
Important Dates
1939-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
1126 W 85TH ST - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
1126 W 85TH ST Primary
1122 W 85TH ST Alternative
1122 1/2 W 85TH ST Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
South Los Angeles Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 8 (Council District)
EMPOWERMENT CONGRESS SOUTHWEST AREA NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
VERMONT KNOLLS NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Single Family, House   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP02. Single family property          
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Security door(s) added

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-01-06
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Pre-War Modernism, 1919-1945
International Style, 1928-1966
Residential
Eligibility Standards
  • Retains the essential character defining features of International Style from the period of significance
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Flat or nearly flat roofs
  • Smooth wall surfaces, such as stucco
  • Overall absence of ornamentation
  • Flush-mounted windows, with no trim
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Windows arranged in bands, often terminating at corners
  • Casement windows, often steel
  • Integrity Aspects
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of an early Modern house with elements of the International Style. Designed by noted architect Henry C. Newton. Exemplary of the style and rare in the area.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1939-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: b1eb94dd-9891-42da-a058-78bd1a902bc2
    Property Identification Number: 097-5A197 254
    Property Identification Number: 097-5A197 254
    Property Identification Number: 097-5A197 254
    House ID: 429329

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities

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

    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Architectural Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

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