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

Sainte Claire Club

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, April 25, 2010
1. Sainte Claire Club Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on a pole in the sidewalk in front of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 East Saint James Street, San Jose CA 95113, United States of America.
 
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 Park (about 300 feet away); First Unitarian Church (about 400 feet away); Eagles Hall (about
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By Syd Whittle, April 25, 2010
2. Sainte Claire Club Marker
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. Downtown San Jose History Walk. This building (Site #20), is featured on the Downtown San Jose History Walk along with 30 additional sites. (Submitted on April 29, 2010.) 

2. The Saint James Park Area. 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.) 

3. St James Park. The Sainte Claire Club building is located across from St. James Park and is featured on the park website. (Submitted on April 29, 2010.) 
 
Additional keywords. Mens Clubs
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Sainte Claire Club image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 25, 2010
3. Sainte Claire Club
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,345 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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