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CALIFORNIA - Santa Clara County - Historic Districts

Agnews Insane Asylum
(added 1997 - Santa Clara County - #97000829)
Also known as Agnews Developmental Center
4000 Lafayette Ave. , Santa Clara
(800 acres, 53 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stocking, Leonard, State Architect, Sellon & Hennings, McDougall, George
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Historic Person: Stocking, Leonard
Significant Year: 1906, 1941
Area of Significance: Health/Medicine, Social History, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital
Current Function: Health Care
Current Sub-function: Hospital

Agnews Insane Asylum (Boundary Increase)
(added 1998 - Santa Clara County - #98001229)
Also known as Agnews State Hospital;Agnews Developmental Center;See Also:A
4000 Lafayette St. , Santa Clara
(3310 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: California State Architect
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Historic Person: Stocking, Leonard, et al.
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Health/Medicine, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Sanatorium
Current Function: Health Care

Alviso Historic District
(added 1973 - Santa Clara County - #73000449)
Also known as Embarcadero de Santa Clara
Boundaries unknown at this time , Alviso
(90 acres, 11 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Hotel, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse, Water-Related
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Fishing Facility Or Site, Outdoor Recreation

Circles of Circles Archeological District
(added 1982 - Santa Clara County - #82004985)
Also known as CA-SCl-106,CA-SCl-34l,CA-SCl-356,CA-SCl-357
Address Restricted , Morgan Hill
(1180 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Middle Horizon, Early Horizon, Late Horizon
Period of Significance: 3000-4999 BC, 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Ceremonial Site, Processing Site, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Coyote Creek Archeological District
(added 1971 - Santa Clara County - #71000192)
Address Restricted , Gilroy Hot Springs
(2250 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Costanoan
Period of Significance: 1499-1000 AD
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Gilroy Yamato Hot Springs
(added 1995 - Santa Clara County - #95000996)
Also known as CA-SCL-691H;Gilroy Hot Springs
9 1/2 mi. NE of jct. of New Ave. and Roop Rd. , Gilroy
(80 acres, 16 buildings, 6 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Asian, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Resort
Current Function: Health Care
Current Sub-function: Resort

Green Gables
(added 2005 - Santa Clara County - #04000863)
Channing Ave., Ivy Ln., Greer Rd., Wildwood Ln. , Palo Alto
(170 acres, 45 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Anshen, Robert, et al, Allen, Steve
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Greenmeadow
(added 2005 - Santa Clara County - #04000862)
Nelson Dr., El Capitan Pl., Adobe Pl., Creekside Dr. , Palo Alto
(730 acres, 224 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Jones, A. Quincy, Emmons, Frederick
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hensley Historic District
(added 1983 - Santa Clara County - #83001238)
Roughly bounded by Julian, 1st, 7th, and Empire Sts. , San Jose
(590 acres, 207 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: not available
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Los Gatos Historic Commercial District
(added 1991 - Santa Clara County - #91001382)
1--24 N. Santa Cruz Ave., 9--15 University Ave. and 14--198 W. Main St. , Los Gatos
(50 acres, 19 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Mission/Spanish Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Civic, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Miller--Melone Ranch
(added 1993 - Santa Clara County - #93000260)
Also known as Miller House
12795 Saratoga--Sunnyvale Rd. , Saratoga
(24 acres, 2 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wolfe F.D.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

New Almaden
(added 1966 - Santa Clara County - #66000236)
Also known as New Almaden Historic District
14 mi. S of San Jose on CR G8 , San Jose
(32000 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Single Dwelling

Professorville Historic District
(added 1980 - Santa Clara County - #80000861)
Roughly bounded by Embarcadero Rd., Addison Ave., Emerson and Cowper Sts. , Palo Alto
(344 acres, 105 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Maybeck,Bernard, Et al.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Ramona Street Architectural District
(added 1986 - Santa Clara County - #86000592)
518--581 Ramona St. and 255--267 Hamilton Ave. , Palo Alto
(2 acres, 8 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Clark,Birge M., Et al.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Mission/Spanish Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Hotel, Professional, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Professional, Specialty Store

San Jose Downtown Historic District
(added 1983 - Santa Clara County - #83003822)
Also known as San Jose Commercial District
E. Santa Clara, South First, Second, Third and E. San Fernando Sts. , San Jose
(4 acres, 28 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Italianate, Octagon Mode
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution

Southern Pacific Depot
(added 1993 - Santa Clara County - #93000274)
65 Cahill St. , San Jose
(125 acres, 4 buildings, 6 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morrison, E.C., Christie, John H.
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State , Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

St. James Square Historic District
(added 1979 - Santa Clara County - #79000546)
Also known as St. James Park
Roughly bounded by N. 1st, N. 4th, E. St. James, and E. St. John Sts. , San Jose
(77 acres, 9 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Landscape, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic, Courthouse, Park, Post Office, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Landscape, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Civic, Courthouse, Park, Post Office, Religious Structure

Steinbeck, John, House
(added 1989 - Santa Clara County - #89002117)
16250 Greenwood Ln. , Monte Sereno
(16 acres, 2 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Steinbeck,John Ernst
Area of Significance: Literature, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

US Naval Air Station Sunnyvale, California, Historic District
(added 1994 - Santa Clara County - #94000045)
Also known as US Naval Air Station Moffett Field Central Historic District
Naval Air Station Moffett Field , Sunnyvale
(1240 acres, 40 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks
Architectural Style: Other, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Air Facility, Naval Facility
Current Function: Defense
Current Sub-function: Air Facility, Naval Facility




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