Spanish Colonial Revival
County of Los Angeles
Not currently designated at national, state, or local level
Postwar West Hollywood
1946 - 1965
Since its grand opening in 1950, Fiesta Hall has been a venue for performing arts and awards ceremonies in Plummer Park. It was an especially popular venue during the 1950s for the group Hollywood Community Sing, which met there on a weekly basis. This group was founded in 1917 with the objective of "enrichment of community life" (LAT).
The Spanish Colonial Revival style was part of a more general trend of Period Revivalism in the first decades of the twentieth century. As architects searched for a style appropriate for the region, Spanish Colonial Revival became popular because it was drawn from the area’s past, as opposed to earlier styles such as Queen Anne, which were brought from the East Coast. Characteristics of Spanish Colonial Revival design in this building include the asymmetrical primary elevation, multi-gabled roof form, red clay tile roof, smooth stucco exterior cladding, and wrought ironwork.
This is a 1.5-story multipurpose public building in the Spanish Colonial Revival style built in 1949. The building is irregular in plan. Exterior walls are stucco. The building has a multi-plane/complex roof clad in replacement terra-cotta tiles with box cornice and one gabled dormer. There is one center, front slope, brick chimney. The primary elevation facing Vista Street has a set of multi-paned steel windows centered on the front gabled portion of the building on the south end. There are three entries, each consisting of a set of multi-paned double doors set back beneath an extension of the side gable roof portion of the building, which is supported by square columns and accessed by a terra cotta tiled plaza.
* Date source: Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor
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