San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Sainte Claire Club
The Sainte Claire Club was organized in 1888 by a group of distinguished local citizens, including James Phelan, banker, U.S. Senator and former mayor of San Francisco. San Jose's oldest men's club has occupied this handsome structure since its construction in 1893. Designed by A. Page Brown, the building has unusual ornamental brick detailing. It was damaged in the 1906 earthquake and restored in 1907.
Erected by City of San Jose.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
Location. 37° 20.387′ N, 121° 53.491′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on East Saint James Street east of North Second Street. Marker is mounted on a pole in the sidewalk in front of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 East Saint James Street, San Jose CA 95113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Church of Christ, Scientist (within shouting distance of this marker); Scottish Rite Temple (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. James ParkFirst Unitarian Church (about 400 feet away); Eagles Hall (about 500 feet away); Santa Clara County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Henry Morris Naglee (about 600 feet away); Main Post Office (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
Also see . . .
1. The Sainte Claire Club. The Soft Underbelly of San Jose entry (Submitted on April 29, 2010.)
2. Downtown San Jose History Walk. This building is featured on the Downtown San Jose History Walk along with 30 additional sites. (Submitted on April 29, 2010.)
3. St. James Park (San Jose). The historical area that surrounds St. James Park is the site of several buildings that contribute to the history of San Jose. The Sainte Claire Club is included on this list. (Submitted on April 29, 2010.)
Additional keywords. Mens Clubs
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,528 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.