A chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 1655 Noreen Dr, San Jose, CA.
United States Post Office
Constructed in 1892, this was the first federal building in San Jose. It served as U.S. Post Office from 1892 to 1933. Designed by Willoughby Edbrooke and constructed of locally quarried sanstone, this Romanesque style structure, built by the United States government, it the last of its kind on the west coast.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 854
Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Fine Arts Gallery Association, San Jose Historic Lankmarks Commission, and the San Jose Historical Museum.
October 22, 1972.
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
80 S Market St, San Jose, California
St. Joseph’s was the first church of the Pueblo de San Jose. The original adobe structure was built on the present site in 1803. It was replaced by a second adobe in 1845, which in turn was replaced by a wooden building in 1869. After this structure was destroyed by fire in 1875, the present building was begun. Designed by architect Bryan J. Clinch, this grand edifice continues to house San Jose’s oldest seat of Christian worship.
Centennial Commemoration of the World’s First Broadcasting Station
On this site in 1909, Charles “Doc” Herrold aired the first regularly scheduled radio programs, giving birth to broadcasting. Initially identified as “this is San Jose Calling,” the station was later licensed as KQW before it became KCBS. Herrold sparked an innocative and inventive spirit that has defined San Jose and the Bay Area for 100 years.
Dedicated June 11, 2009 by History San Jose and KCBS 740 AM/106.9 FM and KCBS.com
San Jose’s Century 21, Century 22, Century 23 Dome Theaters are a classic site to locals. My mother told me about growing up near them and going there often. It was also known as Winchester 21 it is located just off Winchester Blvd across the street from the Winchester Mystery House.