Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Grand Temple of the Rosy Cross (Primary)
Important Dates
1914-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Grand Temple of the Rosy Cross - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
2130 N VISTA DEL MAR AVE Primary
2122 N VISTA DEL MAR AVE Alternative
6110 W PRIMROSE AVE Alternative
6100 W PRIMROSE AVE Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Los Angeles City Council District 4 (Council District)
Hollywood Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
HOLLYWOOD UNITED NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Institutional-Religious/Spiritual, Temple   Use: Historic     Style: Moorish    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP16. Religious building          
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Interior converted to apartments

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2015-10-12
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Religion and Spirituality, 1850-1980
Religion and Spirituality and Ethnic/Cultural Associations, 1850-1980
Institutional - Religion/Spirituality
Religious Building
Eligibility Standards
  • Represents an important association with an ethnic/cultural group or groups in Los Angeles
  • Integrity Aspects
    Setting
    Location
    Feeling
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Workmanship
    Design
    Materials
    Association
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3S
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    "Associated with the Krotona Colony, a Theosophical society established in lower Beachwood Canyon in 1912; used for larger gatherings and rituals."
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1914-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2015-01-30
    Context/Theme
    Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
    Exotic Revivals, 1900-1980
    Moorish Revival, 1906-1940
    Institutional - Religion/Spirituality
    Temple
    Eligibility Standards
  • Exemplifies the character-defining features of the Moorish Revival style
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Dates from the period of significance
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Setting
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Feeling
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    3S
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of Moorish Revival institutional architecture; work of master architects Arthur and Alfred Heineman.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1914-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    House ID: 786932
    Property Identification Number: 151-5A189 280
    SurveyLA ID: bc03ac7e-a82f-485b-951b-b7561cab014f

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities

    SurveyLA - Hollywood Survey (was assessed in / assessed)

    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Alfred Heineman (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)
    Historic Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)
    Arthur S. Heineman (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)

    Related Information Resources

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