Santa Clara in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Frederick C. Franck, Jr., Residence
1179 Washington Street
Point of Historical Interest
The house was designed by Louis Lenzen, a prominent San Jose architect, in the Colonial Revival style popular after the turn of the century. Major features are the square shape, hipped roof, modillion blocks under the eaves and corner oriel windows at the second story.
Erected 1983 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 37° 21.091′ N, 121° 56.722′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Fremont Street, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1179 Washinton Street, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Senator Franck House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell Robinson HouseMorse Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Copeland Morse Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Saxe Office Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hichborn House (about 400 feet away); Johnson House (about 400 feet away); Kersell/Lorente House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
Regarding Frederick C. Franck, Jr., Residence. From the Historic Santa Clara Walking Tour - Stop #6.
"Built in 1905, the Franck House is a local example of a California Colonial Revival home. Note the quatrefoil windows on either side of the lower bay as well as the paired cameo windows at the second level. The home was built by F.C. Franck, Jr., son of State Senator F.C. Franck. The former site of Senator Franck's home is now the Wells Fargo Bank at Washington and Benton Streets."
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