Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - markets

Designers: Englekirk and Sabol, Consulting Structural Engineers, Incorporated (firm); Levin and Associates, Architects (firm); Morgan, Walls and Clements, Architects (firm); Stiles Oliver Clements (architect); Englekirk (structural engineer); Brenda A. Levin (architect); Octavius Weller Morgan Sr. (architect); Wayne Ratkovich (developer); Thomas A. Sabol (structural engineer); John A. Walls (architect)

Dates: constructed 1928-1929

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3451 West 6th Street
Koreatown, Los Angeles, CA 90020-2539

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The Chapman Park Market is between Kenmore and Alexandria Avenues, fronting on 6th Street.

Building History

Morgan, Walls and Clements designed the Chapman Park Market to be the first drive-in market in Los Angeles, CA. A notice in the Southwest Builder and Contractorsaid of the commission: "Plans by architects Morgan, Walls & Clements for a shop and market building on the north side of 6th St between Kenmore Ave to Alexandria Ave around a central patio (a drive-in facility); Chapman Bros, owners." (See "Chapman Market Notice," Southwest Builder and Contractor, 06/22/1928, p. 59, col. 2.)


Brenda Levin and Associates renovated the structure in the late 1990s, and the mini-mall became a chic dining spot in the Koreatown neighborhood. The seismic renovation was performed by Englekirk and Sabol, Incorporated.

Los Angeles City Historical-Cultural Monument (1988-08-30): 386

PCAD id: 1427