San Jose, CA Photos

Set at the base of San Francisco Bay at the heart of the Santa Clara Valley (aka Silicon Valley), San Jose, CA has turned itself into an interesting city in recent years with the Valley's technological wealth.

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Santa Clara de Asis Mission on campus of University of Santa Clara. San Jose, CA.Center for the Performing Arts. San Jose, CA.Center for the Performing Arts entry. San Jose, CA.Center for the Performing Arts window details. San Jose, CA.
Santa Clara de Asis Mission (1777) on campus of University of Santa Clara. San Jose, CA. Center for the Performing Arts (1972). San Jose, CA. Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, William Wesley Peters, Aaron Green.Center for the Performing Arts entry. San Jose, CA. Center for the Performing Arts window details. San Jose, CA.
Adobe Systems complex. San Jose, CA.Angled walls of Adobe Systems complex. San Jose, CA.Adobe Systems complex. San Jose, CA.150 Almaden Blvd. San Jose, CA.
Adobe Systems complex (1996-8) (18 floors) (321-345 Park Ave.). San Jose, CA. Architect: Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.Angled walls of Adobe Systems complex. San Jose, CA.Adobe Systems complex. San Jose, CA.150 Almaden Blvd. (1985) (15 floors). San Jose, CA.
150 Almaden portal detail. San Jose, CA.Market Post Tower. San Jose, CA.Robert E. Markham U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. San Jose, CA.Fairmont Hotel. San Jose, CA.
150 Almaden portal detail. San Jose, CA.Market Post Tower (1984) (15 floors) (55 South Market St.). San Jose, CA.Robert E. Markham U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building (1984) (280 S. First St.). San Jose, CA. Architect: Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.Fairmont Hotel (1987) (22 floors) (170 South Market St.). San Jose, CA. Architect: Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.
Knight Ridder Building & Fairmont Hotel. San Jose, CA.Knight Ridder Building [aka Fairmont Plaza] plus Fairmont Hotel over San Jose Museum of Art. San Jose, CA.San Jose Museum of Art. San Jose, CA.Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph. San Jose, CA.
Knight Ridder Building & Fairmont Hotel. San Jose, CA.Knight Ridder Building [aka Fairmont Plaza] (1988) (17 floors) (50 West San Fernando) plus Fairmont Hotel over San Jose Museum of Art. San Jose, CA. Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.San Jose Museum of Art (1892) (former Old Post Office). San Jose, CA. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: Willoughby J. Edbrooke. On National Register.Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph (1876) (80 South Market St.). San Jose, CA. Architect: Bryan J. Clinch. On National Register.
Cathedral of Saint Joseph interior painted dome. San Jose, CA.Letitia Building. San Jose, CA.Victorian Building. San Jose, CA.Victorian Building. San Jose, CA.
Cathedral of Saint Joseph interior painted dome. San Jose, CA.Letitia Building (1890) (70 S. First St.). San Jose, CA. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: Jacob Lenzen.Victorian Building (58 S. First St.). San Jose, CA.Victorian Building (1889) (36 S. First St.). San Jose, CA.
Bank of America Building. San Jose, CA.Frieze carved with ships & fleur de lys on Bank of America Building. San Jose, CA.U.S. Post Office. San Jose, CA.U.S. Post Office tile work detail. San Jose, CA.
Bank of America Building (1926) (15 floors) (12 South 1st St.). San Jose, CA. Architect: H.A. Minton.Frieze carved with ships & fleur de lys on Bank of America Building. San Jose, CA.U.S. Post Office (1933) (105 N. First St.). San Jose, CA. Style: Spanish Colonial. Architect: Ralph Wyckoff.U.S. Post Office tile work detail. San Jose, CA.
Santa Clara County Court House. San Jose, CA.Sainte Claire Apartments. San Jose, CA.San Jose Athletic Club. San Jose, CA.First Unitarian Church. San Jose, CA.
Santa Clara County Court House (1866) (N. First at E. St. James Sts.). San Jose, CA. Style: Neo-Classical. Architect: Levi Goodrich.Sainte Claire Apartments (1895) (65 E. St. James St.). San Jose, CA. Architect: A. Page Brown.San Jose Athletic Club (former Scottish Rites temple) (c1900) (N. Third at E. St. James Sts.). San Jose, CA.First Unitarian Church (1891) (160 N. Third St.). San Jose, CA. Architect: George Page. On National Register.
Trinity Episcopal Church. San Jose, CA.Italianate corner building with tower. San Jose, CA.Venetian villa style office building. San Jose, CA.California Theater now home of Opera San Jose. San Jose, CA.
Trinity Episcopal Church (1863) (N. Second at E. St. John Sts.). San Jose, CA. Style: Gothic Revival.Italianate corner building with tower (1900) (52 east Santa Clara St.). San Jose, CA. On National Register.Venetian villa style office building (S. First at W. San Carlos Sts.). San Jose, CA.California Theater (1923) (345 S. First St.) now home of Opera San Jose. San Jose, CA. Style: Spanish Colonial.
VTA Streetcar on First Street Transit Mall. San Jose, CA.VTA Streetcar detail. San Jose, CA.VTA Streetcar turns corner. San Jose, CA.Tech Museum of Innovation. San Jose, CA.
VTA Streetcar on First Street Transit Mall. San Jose, CA.VTA Streetcar detail. San Jose, CA.VTA Streetcar turns corner. San Jose, CA.Tech Museum of Innovation (1998) (201 South Market St.). San Jose, CA. Architect: Ricardo Legoretta.
Christmas display in city park. San Jose, CA.Winchester House built under direction of Sarah Winchester, widow of rifle manufacturer William Winchester. San Jose, CA.Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.
Christmas display in city park. San Jose, CA.Winchester House built (1884-1922) under direction of Sarah Winchester, widow of rifle manufacturer William Winchester. San Jose, CA. Style: Victorian. On National Register. Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum (1966) (1660 Park Ave.). San Jose, CA.

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