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San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

New Century Block

 
 
New Century Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 6, 2012
1. New Century Block Marker
Inscription. This splendid structure was built in 1880 by Adolf Pfister, a prominent San Jose businessman who served three times as the city’s major. The building was added to twice in later years. A fine example of 19th century commercial architecture, it has undergone several interior remodelings and was substantially renovated in 1984-5.
 
Erected by San Jose History Walk. (Marker Number 26.)
 
Location. 37° 20.202′ N, 121° 53.336′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on East Santa Clara Street east of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 76 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose CA 95113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San José Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of America Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knox-Goodrich Building (about 500 feet away); Labor Temple (about 600 feet away); Letitia Building (about 600 feet away); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 700 feet
New Century Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 6, 2012
2. New Century Block Marker
away); San Jose Mercury News (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Trinity Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The New Century Block image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 6, 2012
3. The New Century Block
Diagram of the San Jose History Walk image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
4. Diagram of the San Jose History Walk
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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