Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
5953 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD (Primary)
Important Dates
1964-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
5953 N LAUREL CANYON BLVD - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
5953 N LAUREL CANYON 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)
GREATER VALLEY GLEN COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
N. HOLLYWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Commercial-Office, Low Rise   Use: Historic     Style: Modern, Mid-Century    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP06. 1-3 story commercial building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Concrete, masonry unit Material: none defined
Component: Details Type: Applied decoration Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Security door Material: Unknown
Component: Entryway Type: Patio; Wall Material: Concrete
Component: Façade Type: Asymmetrical Material: none defined
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Divided lights; Floor-to-ceiling; Grouped Material: Aluminum

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-08-06
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
L.A. Modernism, 1919-1980
Post-War Modernism, 1946-1975
Mid-Century Modernism, 1945-1975
Commercial
Eligibility Standards
  • 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
  • Flat roof, at times with wide overhanging eaves
  • Direct expression of the structural system, often wood or steel post and beam
  • Horizontal massing
  • Simple, geometric volumes
  • Integrity Aspects
    Association
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a Mid-Century Modern low-rise commercial office building. Conveys high quality design and craftsmanship.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1964-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: e9979afb-db04-4a26-bf44-7fc48e6bd1b3
    Property Identification Number: 177B165 850
    House ID: 106492

    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)