The Printing Office

The Printing Office (HMZ7E)

Location: San Jose, CA 95112 Santa Clara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 19.19', W 121° 51.468'

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Originally a residence, this building was constructed in the early 1880s and stood at 91 N. San Pedro Street near the corner of St. John Street. The popular Italianate style of architecture is seen in the top brackets and the decorative quoins at the corners. The "false front" gives the building a more imposing appearance.

In 1972 the James Perazzo family donated this building to the San Jose Historical Museum. The interior was modified during restoration. Open to the public in 1973, the Printing Office was the first exhibit building to be completed at the San Jose Historical Museum. It was dedicated to Theron Fox who was instrumental in the development of the San Jose Historical Museum.

Drawing courtesy of Ralph Rambo
James Perazzo Family · Theron Fox · United States Navy Seabees · Mission Cities Club of Printing House Craftsmen · City of San Jose Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Services · City of San Jose Historic Landmarks Commission San Jose Historical Museum Association
HM NumberHMZ7E
Placed BySan Jose Historical Museum Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 601203 N 4130965
Decimal Degrees37.31983333, -121.85780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 19.19', W 121° 51.468'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 19' 11.40" N, 121° 51' 28.08" W
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Area Code(s)408, 209, 415, 650, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-699 Phelan Ave, San Jose CA 95112, US
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