Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
1308 W MANCHESTER AVE (Primary)
Important Dates
1900-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
1308 W MANCHESTER AVE - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
1308 W MANCHESTER AVE Primary
1308 1/2 W MANCHESTER AVE 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: Victorian, Vernacular Cottage, hip roof American Colonial Revival    
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
Residential Development and Suburbanization, 1850-1980
Early Residential Development, 1880-1930
Early Single-Family Residential Development, 1880-1930
Residential
Single-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Has an important association with early settlement or residential development within a neighborhood or community
  • May also be significant for its association with important early settlers
  • May be within an area later subdivided and built out
  • Often sited in a prominent location
  • Retains most of the essential physical and character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Dates from the period of significance
  • Is a rare surviving example of the type in the neighborhood or community
  • Represents a very early period of settlement/residential development in a neighborhood or community
  • Integrity Aspects
    Feeling
    Association
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Rare and intact example of a turn-of-the-20th-century residence, representing the earliest pattern of development.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1900-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2011-09-05
    Context/Theme
    Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
    Late 19th and Early 20th Century Architecture, 1865-1950
    Vernacular Gabled Cottage, 1885-1905
    Residential
    Single-Family Residence
    Eligibility Standards
  • Exemplifies the tenets of the late Victorian era and the Vernacular Cottage style
  • Wood clapboard or shiplap siding
  • Tripartite, bay, and double-hung windows
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Represents an early or rare example of the style in the community in which it is located
  • Rectangular or L-shaped plans
  • One story
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Full- or partial-width front porches
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Gabled roof with slightly overhanging boxed eaves
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Design
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3S
    3CS
    Significance Statement
    An unusually ornate Hipped Roof Cottage with Classical Revival and Queen Anne-influenced details. Exhibits high quality of design through distinctive features.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1900-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: bd70a39a-e46f-4d1f-a98c-da05f1f0caf2
    Property Identification Number: 097-5A197 367
    Property Identification Number: 097-5A197 367
    House ID: 429477

    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)