Resource Report

Historic Resource Summary

Names
Air Raid Siren No. 184 (Primary)
Important Dates
1940-01-01 (Built Date)
Images
No image available
Resource Types
Object
Architect
No architect information available
Builder
No builder information available
Owner
No owner information available

Location Information

Addresses
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
71st Street west of Crenshaw Boulevard
Administrative Areas
Los Angeles City Council District 8 (Council District)
PARK MESA HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (Neighborhood Council)

Resource Description

Classification
Type: Institutional-Military, Air Raid Sirens and Shelters   Use: Historic     Style: Not Applicable    
Type: California OHP Resource Attribute - HP39. Other          
Features
No components recorded

Narrative Description

No description available
Alterations
Appears to be unaltered

Resource Significance

Evaluation Details

Date Evaluated
2015-08-05
Context/Theme
Public and Private Institutional Development, 1850-1980
Military Institutions and Activities, 1850-1980
Air Raid Sirens and Civil Defense, 1939-1960
Institutional - Military
Air Raid Siren
Eligibility Standards
  • Was constructed between 1939 and 1960
  • Is one of the four air raid siren design types - rotating, birdhouse, wire spool and flattened birdhouse
  • Represents an important phase in the history of civil defense during World War II and the Cold War
  • Integrity Aspects
    Materials
    Location
    Association
    Design
    Retains sufficient integrity to convey significance
    Feeling
    Workmanship
    Setting
    California Historic Resources Status Codes (explanation of codes)
    3S
    3CS
    5S3
    Significance Statement
    Air raid siren; bird house type on a freestanding pole; associated with World War II and Cold War military infrastructure.
    Periods of Significance
    From: 1940-01-01

    External References

    External System References

    SurveyLA ID: 72e6043a-1218-4edb-a231-003c34a849e1

    Related Resources

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