San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Greeninger House
After establishing himself as a successful businessman, Mr. Greeninger became actively involved [in] local government. He was a member of the San José City Council for six years and served on the county Board of Supervisors for twelve years. A husband and father of five, Mr. Greeninger also ardently supported the fire department and held different positions up to that of President of the Board of Delegates. In addition, he served as a Director of Agnews State Hospital.
In 1903, Mr. Greeninger built this house for his family at the corner of Balbach and Orchard Streets in San José. After more than 100 years, the house was moved and restored in 2007 to become part of the Community Youth Center that stands before you today.
Erected by Thomas R. Bettencourt Endowment Fund.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 498 South 3rd Street, San Jose CA 95112, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Normal School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bickur Cholim (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tower Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chinatown (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Burning of San Jose Chinatown (approx. 0.4 miles away); First State Capital (approx. 0.4 miles away); First State Capitol Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
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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 290 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.