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Pending Nominations

Pending Nominations

Pursuant to Section 4855(a) of the California Code of Regulations California Register of Historical Resources (Title 14, Chapter 11.5), the following nominations are scheduled for the October 27, 2017 State Historical Resources Commission(SHRC) quarterly meeting, taking place at 9:00 AM, State Resources Building Auditorium, 1st Floor, 1416 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Meeting notices and agendas will be posted ten days prior to the meeting date.

The SHRC invites comments on the nominations from the public either in writing or at the scheduled public meeting. Copies of nominations are posted as PDF documents below. Written comments can be sent to: State Historical Resources Commission, P.O. Box 942896, Sacramento, CA 94296-0001.


Complete and official listing of nominated properties scheduled for hearing at the above mentioned SHRC Meeting can be found on the meeting agenda via the SHRC Meeting Schedule and Notices page. The nominations on this page may not reflect the most current properties listed on the agenda.

Properties can be removed from the agenda by the State Historic Preservation Officer or the State Historical Resources Commission. No properties can be added to the agenda.

National Register of Historic Places nominations are considered drafts until listed by the Keeper.

California Register of Historic Resources nominations are considered drafts until listed or formally determined eligible for listing by the State Historical Resources Commission.

Calfornia Historical Landmarks and Points of Historical Interest are considered drafts until approved for listing by the State Historical Resources Commission and the Director of California State Parks.

Properties being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.

 Southside Park Historic District is a 15 acre city park originally completed in 1912, significant for its role as the gathering place for a multicultural community, as the location of a celebration following the end of the United Farm Workers' march from Delano to Sacramento, and association with the Royal Chicano Air Force, an artist group that held events at the park and painted a mural on the park's 1935 bandstand. The property is nominated under the cover of the Latinos in 20th Century California multiple property document.



 Pomona Court and Apartments is a complex of Craftsman bungalow apartments and Spanish Colonial Revival multi-story apartment buildings, built in 1922 and 1923 by the Fullerton Improvement Company, founded by Edward K. Benchley, and designed by his son, Frank. K Benchley, and architect Herbert Coon. 




PHOTO Community Settlement House is a Spanish Colonial Revival style building associated with social services for the Latino community in Riverside since its construction in 1947. Operated by the Community Settlement Association, a prominent Riverside organization rooted in the American Settlement Movement, the Community Settlement House was identified by the local Latino community as an important historic resource. It is a rare extant example of a building associated with a prominent organization that supported Latino immigrants during the mid- to late twentieth century.




PHOTO Peter Drucker House is a 1963 Ranch style house in Claremont designed by Clair Earl & Associates. It was the home and office of renowned management expert, advisor, author, and professor Peter Drucker, an internationally prominent figure in the business management field. Drucker, an influential advisor to some of America’s largest organizations, requested that his clients come to Claremont to meet with him instead of him going to them, making the house the epicenter of his work.



 The Ellison is a Mediterranean Revival style five-story, H-shaped building, constructed in 1913 as a residential hotel. Built during a time of demographic shifts for Venice—an influx of new residents and lessening of a dependence on traditional housing situations—these types of buildings offered a novel alternative to the city’s new residents, and relates to the broader theme of commercial development in the city in the 1910s and 1920s.





 Messina Orchard, located in San Jose, contributed to the vast fruit production that earned the Santa Clara Valley the name, “Valley of Heart’s Delight.” 






Properties being nominated to the California Register of Historical Resources.

 310 7th Street, located in San Francisco, was built in 1922 as a two-story commercial building, altered in 1927 to add a third story. The building is designed in the Renaissance Revival style by architect Mel I. Schwartz.




Properties requested for redetermination for the California Register of Historical Resources

PHOTO Willow Glen Trestle is a wooden trestle built in 1922 by the Western Pacific Railroad to serve industries in San Jose without disrupting the existing residential neighborhood of Willow Glen. The trestle solved the problem of access to West San Jose industries and gave Western Pacific the ability to provide rail transportation to an industrial area of the important fruit growing and canning region previously served only by larger competitor Southern Pacific.

The next State Historical Resources Commission meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 27, 2017.  Nominations to be heard on the October 27, 2017 agenda will be posted after August 28, 2017.