Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
6335 N LANKERSHIM BLVD (Primary)
A & J Tires (Alternative)
Important Dates
1938-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
6335 N LANKERSHIM BLVD - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
6335 N LANKERSHIM BLVD Primary
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)
MID-TOWN NORTH HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
N. HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Auto Related, Gas/Service Station   Use: Historic     Style: Moderne, Streamline    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, poured/precast Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Single; Security door Material: Unknown
Component: Entryway Type: Projecting; Canopy Material: none defined
Component: Façade Type: Symmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Triangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: none defined Type: Security bars; Single Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Divided lights; Casement; Security bars; Grouped Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Security window bars added
Signage added
Security door(s) added
Some windows painted over

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-08-23
Context/Theme
Commercial Development, 1850-1980
Commercial Development and the Automobile, 1910-1980
The Car and Car Services, 1910-1960s
Commercial - Auto Related
Gas/Service Station
Eligibility Standards
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Significant as a property type (C)
  • Significant for events (A)
  • Demonstrates convenient automobile access from the street
  • Was designed and historically used for the sale, service, maintenance or collective off-street parking for the automobile
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of an automobile service station from the 1930s along a major thoroughfare. A rare, surviving example of automobile commercial development from this era in North Hollywood.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1938-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2012-08-22
    Context/Theme
    Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
    L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
    Related Responses to Modernism, 1924-1970
    Streamline Moderne, 1935-1945
    Commercial
    Eligibility Standards
  • Flat or nearly flat roofs
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Retains the essential character defining features of the Streamline Moderne style from the period of significance
  • Windows “punched” into walls, with no surrounds
  • Unadorned wall surfaces, with minimal ornament
  • Speedlines at wall surfaces, such as horizontal moldings and continuous sill courses
  • Rounded corners and curved surfaces, emulating a “windswept” appearance
  • Horizontal orientation
  • Metal, often steel casement, windows
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of the Streamline Moderne style as applied to an auto service station from the 1930s.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1938-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: e57a3d1e-baaa-4473-88d4-ceb8c0ffa5f5
    Property Identification Number: 180B169 1253
    House ID: 131124

    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)