Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Fire Station No. 62 (Primary)
Fire Station No. 62 (Historic)
3631 S CENTINELA AVE (Alternative)
Important Dates
1950-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
Fire Station No. 62 - PHOTO
Resource Types
Building
Architect
Walker & Kalionzes

Location Information

Addresses
3631 S CENTINELA AVE Primary
3633 S CENTINELA AVE Alternative
12415 W WINDWARD AVE Alternative
3635 S CENTINELA AVE Alternative
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Administrative Areas
Palms - Mar Vista - Del Rey Community Plan Area (Community Plan Area)
Los Angeles City Council District 11 (Council District)
MAR VISTA COMMUNITY COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)
MAR VISTA NEIGHBORHOOD (Neighborhood)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Institutional-Government, Fire Station   Use: Historic     Style: Moderne, Late    
Type: Vacant/Not in Use   Use: Current        
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP14. Government building          
Features
Component: Cladding Type: Stucco, smooth Material: none defined
Component: Construction Type: Unknown Material: none defined
Component: Door Type: Roll-up Material: Metal
Component: Door Type: Single Material: Metal
Component: Plan Type: Rectangular Material: none defined
Component: Roof Type: Flat Material: none defined
Component: Window Type: Double-hung; Grouped Material: Wood
Component: Window Type: Grouped; Double-hung Material: Metal

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
No major alterations

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2012-07-25
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Government Infrastructure and Services, 1850-1980
Municipal Fire Stations, 1900-1980
Post WWII Fire Stations, 1947-1960
Institutional - Government
Fire Station
Eligibility Standards
  • Is associated with the 1947 and 1955 municipal bond measures
  • Was built between 1947 and 1960
  • Is representative of municipal responses to Post-WWII growth and expansion
  • Stucco or brick exterior
  • Retains most of the essential character-defining and physical features of the type and style from the period of significance
  • One or two stories in height
  • Large open driveway
  • Horizontal massing and window emphasis
  • Generally rectangular massing composed of three sections - engine house, station, and hose-drying tower
  • Living and working quarters integrated in one building
  • Flat or nearly flat roof
  • Integrity Aspects
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Design
    Setting
    Materials
    Workmanship
    Feeling
    Association
    Location
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Excellent example of a post-World War II fire station in Mar Vista; represents the expansion of municipal services on the Westside of Los Angeles in the postwar era.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1950-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: fc76b0d6-2f1e-4941-b948-4d8780ac8b95
    Property Identification Number: 114B153 896
    Property Identification Number: 114B153 913
    Property Identification Number: 114B153 913
    Property Identification Number: 114B153 913
    House ID: 880100

    Related Resources

    Related Historic Resources

    None

    Related Historic Districts

    None

    Related Activities


    Related Historic Events

    None

    Related People/Organizations

    City of Los Angeles (was owned by / owned)
    E & T Construction Co., Contractor (Construction Company, was built by / built)
    Walker & Kalionzes (Architecture/Design Firm or Partnership, was designed by /designed)
    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)