Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Valley Ambassador (Primary)
Valley Ambassador (Historic)
5215 N CORTEEN PL (Alternative)
Important Dates
1960-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Valley Ambassador - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
5215 N CORTEEN PL Primary
5209 N CORTEEN PL Alternative
12345 W MAGNOLIA BLVD 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: Residential-Multi Family, Courtyard Apartment   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century     Related Features: Swimming Pool; Garage, Detached
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP03. Multiple family property          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Concrete block; Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Sign; Pilasters; Pierced screens; Dingbats Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Security door Material: Metal
Component: none defined Type: Pilasters Material: Stucco Concrete
Component: Façade Type: Symmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat; Eaves, wide Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Sliding; Single Material: Aluminum

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Security door(s) added

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-12
Context/Theme
Residential Development and Suburbanization, 1850-1980
Multi-Family Residential Development, 1910-1980
Multi-Family Residential, 1910-1980
Courtyard Apartments, 1910-1980
Residential
1950s-1960s Courtyard Apartment
Eligibility Standards
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Associated architectural styles: Mid-Century Modern, Traditional Ranch, Tiki/Polynesian
  • Building is oriented around a common area, a primary feature of the design (typically a landscaped courtyard, paved patio or swimming pool)
  • Detached garage(s) at the rear, or integrated carport along the side or rear
  • May also be significant as a good example of an architectural style from its period and/or the work of a significant architect or builder
  • May have interior or exterior access corridors
  • O-, U- or E-shaped plan on a double residential lot; may be composed of two L-shaped buildings occupying adjacent residential lots
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Typically two stories in height; may be three stories
  • Is an excellent example of the type
  • Is two or three stories in height
  • Was originally constructed as a courtyard apartment
  • Integrity Aspects
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    Setting
    Association
    Materials
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a 1960s 0-shaped courtyard apartment in Valley Village. Excellent and unusually intact example of the property type.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1960-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: c5b85a60-8a4e-491b-83e1-f0645bc44d68
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 477
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 525
    Property Identification Number: 171B165 525
    House ID: 68324

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    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)