Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
9813 W VENICE BLVD (Primary)
9813 W VENICE BLVD (Alternative)
Important Dates
1915-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
9813 W VENICE BLVD - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Builder
Owner

Location Information

Addresses
9813 W VENICE BLVD Primary
9815 W VENICE BLVD Alternative
9817 W VENICE BLVD Alternative
9819 W VENICE BLVD Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
9813-9817 Venice Blvd
Administrative Areas
Palms - Mar Vista - Del Rey Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 5 (Council District)
PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
PALMS NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Residential-Multi Family, Apartment House   Use: Historic     Style: Neoclassical    
Type: Residential-Multi Family   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP03. Multiple family property          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Wood clapboards Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Wood Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Partially glazed; Single Material: Wood
Component: Door Type: Single; Divided lights Material: Wood
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Porch Type: Full width; Projecting; Wood (Porch Rail); Columns (Porch Supports) Material: Wood
Component: Roof Type: Flat; Eaves, boxed; Dentils; Brackets; Cornice Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Fixed; Single; Multi-light top sash Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Single Material: Wood
Architectural Description
Double height Classical columns; projecting partial-width balcony above the porch; elaborate entablature along primary facade
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-02-13
Context/Theme
Architecture and Engineering, 1850-1980
Late 19th and Early 20th Century Architecture, 1865-1950
Neoclassical, 1885-1927
Residential
Multi-Family Residence
Eligibility Standards
  • Retains essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • May range from two to fourteen stories in height
  • Monumental in scale, often with pedimented porticos
  • Formal arrangement of architectural elements
  • Smooth stone or masonry exteriors; stucco and clapboard in residential buildings
  • Windows and doors typically linteled
  • Exhibits quality of design through distinctive features
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Exemplifies the tenets of the late Victorian era and the Neoclassical style
  • Represents an early or rare example of the style in the community in which it is located
  • Integrity Aspects
    Setting
    Feeling
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Location
    Design
    Workmanship
    Materials
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of Neoclassical multi-family residential architecture in Palms.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1915-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2012-02-13
    Context/Theme
    Residential Development and Suburbanization, 1850-1980
    Early Residential Development, 1880-1930
    Early Multi-Family Residential Development, 1880-1930
    Residential
    Multi-Family Residence
    Eligibility Standards
  • Has an important association with early settlement or residential development within a neighborhood or community
  • May be within an area later subdivided and built out
  • Dates from the period of significance
  • Is a rare surviving example of the type in the neighborhood or community
  • Integrity Aspects
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Materials
    Association
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    Setting
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    5S3
    3CS
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of early residential development in Palms; believed to be the oldest extant apartment house in Palms.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1915-01-01

    Date Evaluated
    2012-02-13
    Context/Theme
    Residential Development and Suburbanization, 1850-1980
    Multi-Family Residential Development, 1910-1980
    Multi-Family Residential, 1910-1980
    Apartment Houses, 1910-1980
    Residential
    Apartment House
    Eligibility Standards
  • Oriented toward the street, with architectural detailing on the street-facing façade
  • Designed to maximize lot coverage
  • Generally rectangular in plan, often with one or more light wells
  • 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
  • Is an excellent example of the type
  • Is two or more stories in height
  • Was constructed during the period of significance
  • Typically four or more units (flats or apartments)
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining features from the period of significance
  • Two or more stories; may be up to five or six stories
  • Was originally constructed as an apartment house
  • May have a single common building entrance with unit entrances opening onto interior corridors, or multiple ground-floor entries
  • Integrity Aspects
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Materials
    Setting
    Design
    Location
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Association
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3CS
    5S3
    3S
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of multi-family residential development in Palms; rare remnant of residential development along Venice Boulevard which is now a commercial thoroughfare.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1915-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: f8a84c95-276b-49f1-a241-e43f8564d804
    Property Identification Number: 120B165 1003
    Property Identification Number: 120B165 1003
    Property Identification Number: 120B165 1003
    Property Identification Number: 120B165 1003
    House ID: 893472

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    Historic Resources Group (Surveying Firm, was surveyed by / surveyed)

    Related Information Resources

    Images
    Documents
    SurveyLA: Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey Historic Resources Survey Report (Document/Text, is referred to in / refers to)