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

Harris/Lass House

1889 Market Street

 

Point of Historical Interest

 
Harris/Lass House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
1. Harris/Lass House Marker
Inscription. This Italianate style house was built in the 1870s by the Henry Harris family. Harris was a California pioneer from England whose son, Albert, became a town trustee and director of the Santa Clara Valley Bank.

In 1906, Christian Lass, a retired sea captain, and his family purchased the property. Lass descendants have live in the house for 75 years.
 
Erected 1981 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 37° 20.543′ N, 121° 57.196′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Frederick Avenue on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1889 Markert Street, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. California Wesleyan College (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kiely House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Berryessa Adobe (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Cowboy Jim” Donovan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carmelite Monastery – Bond Ranch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elim Community Church
Harris/Lass House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
2. Harris/Lass House Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Landrum House (approx. half a mile away); “Eberhard” (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Harris/Lass House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
3. The Harris/Lass House
The Harris/Lass House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
4. The Harris/Lass House
The Harris/Lass House Yard image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
5. The Harris/Lass House Yard
The Harris/Lass House Stable image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
6. The Harris/Lass House Stable
Redwood Water Tower image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
7. Redwood Water Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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