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Reese House

 
 
Reese House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 27, 2022
1. Reese House Marker
Inscription.  
Santa Cruz
Reese House
1892 Eastlake-Queen Anne
One of a mirror-image pair built by M.A. Reese for his family

Historical Society

 
Erected by Santa Cruz County Museum of Art & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 36° 58.371′ N, 122° 1.817′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is on Walnut Avenue near Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is mounted to the right of the front door. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 244 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz CA 95060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Triplett Family House (a few steps from this marker); Lewis and Maggie McCornick House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Frances Morgan's Queen Anne Home (within shouting distance of this marker); John G. Tanner Love Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); Cope House (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Sheriff Albert Jones House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Frances Morgan's Italianate Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Parr Apartments (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
 
Regarding Reese House. This is a private residence. Please respect their privacy.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Triplett Family House
 
Additional commentary.
1. Santa Cruz Historic Building Survey, Volume I, 1976, Page 72
”244 Walnut Avenue, Queen Anne, Ca. 1885
The mirror image of 240 Walnut except for the simplified rectangular porch.
[Architectural Significance as an Example of its Style:] Good.”
[Description of 240 Walnut Avenue:]”…this house forms a pair of Queen Anne cottages with towers over the entrances and other elaborate details on a simple L-plan. This house has an angled bay window and a shingled gable, with scroll work hanging from the window lintel...”
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Reese House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 27, 2022
2. Reese House Marker
Submitted August 31, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.
 
Reese House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 27, 2022
3. Reese House
Reese House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 27, 2022
4. Reese House
Triplett Family House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 27, 2022
5. Triplett Family House
Mirror image house next door on the right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 31, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.

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