Old Bank of America Building - San Jose, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 20.158 W 121° 53.417
10S E 598304 N 4132721
Quick Description: San Jose's first skyscraper.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2007 10:23:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM21HZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
Views: 58

Long Description:
Built by H. A. Minton in the 1920s. The bank was featured in Architect and Engineering Record of California as one of the first earthquake-proof constructions in the area. The Bank of America has long been a "landmark" building, at 13 stories plus tower it locates the heart of downtown San Jose.
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): San Jose Downtown Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

8 S. 1st St. San Jose, CA

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

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