Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Barlow Sanatorium (Primary)
LA Historic-Cultural Monument No. 504 (Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument)
Important Dates
1915-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Barlow Sanatorium - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Builder

Location Information

Addresses
2000 N STADIUM WAY Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Silver Lake - Echo Park - Elysian Valley Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 1 (Council District)
GREATER ECHO PARK ELYSIAN NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
ECHO PARK NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Institutional-Health, Sanitarium   Use: Historic     Style: Spanish Colonial Revival Craftsman    
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No alterations listed

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2014-08-11
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Public and Private Health and Medicine, 1850-1980
Public Healthcare/Social Medicine, 1850-1980
Institutional - Health/Medicine
Sanitorium
Eligibility Standards
No standards recorded
Integrity Aspects
No standards recorded
California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
5S1
Significance Statement
The property meets the criteria for HCM designation because it reflects “the broad cultural, political, economic or social history of the nation, state, or community." Sanatoriums were significant institutions in Los Angeles in the early 20th century, as they drew large numbers of newcomers to the region. Reflecting new ideas about the relationship between environment and health, Barlow Sanatorium was among several sanatoriums built to capitalize on the region’s arid climate as an effective treatment for tuberculosis.
Periods of Significance
From: 1915-01-01

Date Evaluated
2014-08-11
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Mediterranean and Indigenous Revival Architecture, 1887-1952
Spanish Colonial Revival, 1915-1942
Institutional - Health/Medicine
Sanitorium
Eligibility Standards
No standards recorded
Integrity Aspects
No standards recorded
California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
5S1
Significance Statement
The property meets the criteria for HCM designation because it embodies the "distinguishing characteristics of an architectural-type specimen, inherently valuable for a study of a period style or method of construction," as an example of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture.
Periods of Significance
From: 1915-01-01

Date Evaluated
2014-08-11
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Public and Private Health and Medicine, 1850-1980
Important Persons in L.A.'s Medical History, 1850-1980
Institutional - Health/Medicine
Sanitorium
Eligibility Standards
No standards recorded
Integrity Aspects
No standards recorded
California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
5S1
Significance Statement
The property meets the criteria for HCM designation because it is “identified with historic personages,” as a foundation started by Walter Jarvis Barlow, a prominent Los Angeles physician who specialized in tuberculosis treatment and cure.
Periods of Significance
From: 1915-01-01

Designations

Designation and Protection Status

Type: Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument Date: 1990-10-09 -

External References

External System References

Processing ID: HCM-504
Property Identification Number: 139-5A211 509
House ID: 691975
Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument Number: 504

Related Resources

Related Historic Resources

None

Related Historic Districts

None

Related Activities

None

Related Historic Events

None

Related People/Organizations

Walter Jarvis Barlow (was made significant by / contributed to the significance of, was owned by / owned)
B.B. Bixby (was designed by /designed)
Edward L. Mayberry (was designed by /designed)

Related Information Resources

Images
Documents
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