Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Poster Apartments (Primary)
Poster Apartments (Historic)
6851 N RADFORD AVE (Alternative)
Important Dates
1958-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Poster Apartments - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Richard Neutra
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
6851 N RADFORD AVE Primary
6847 N RADFORD AVE 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)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD NORTHEAST NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
N. HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Multi Family, Apartment House   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP03. Multiple family property          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single Material: Metal
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Columns (Porch Supports); Recessed; Full width Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Full width; Columns (Porch Supports); Balustrade (Porch Rail) Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Jalousie/louver; Single Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2013-02-12
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Post-War Modernism, 1946-1975
Mid-Century Modernism, 1945-1975
Residential
Eligibility Standards
  • Simple, geometric volumes
  • Direct expression of the structural system, often wood or steel post and beam
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Retains the essential character defining features of Mid-Century Modernism from the period of significance
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows, often flush-mounted metal framed
  • Unornamented wall surfaces
  • Flat roof, at times with wide overhanging eaves
  • Horizontal massing
  • Integrity Aspects
    Setting
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Workmanship
    Association
    Feeling
    Materials
    Location
    Design
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a Mid-Century Modern 9-unit apartment building designed by master architect Richard Neutra. Retains the distinctive features of the style.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1958-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: d270fae3-a6a4-4bc8-8698-4e4e9c303978
    Property Identification Number: 183B169 483
    Property Identification Number: 183B169 483
    House ID: 153027

    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)
    Richard Neutra (Architect/Designer, was designed by /designed)

    Related Information Resources

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