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 August 3, 2018 State Historical Resources Commission(SHRC) quarterly meeting, taking place at 9:00 AM, State Resources Building Auditorium,1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California 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 nominated to the National Register of Historic Places
McKinley Park is a 33 acre park located in Sacramento. Originally a private "streetcar park" named East Park located outside the city limits, the park was purchased as a city park, annexed within the city limits and renamed for President William McKinley. It is eligible as a district as an example of landscape architecture, including its rose garden.
St. Helena Public Cemetery was originally a private burial ground belonging to the Hudson family but became the main public cemetery for the Napa County community of St. Helena. The property is eligible as a pioneer cemetery and an example of "rural" cemetery architecture. More Photos--St. Helena Public Cemetery
Thacher School Historic District is a portion of the Thacher School campus near Ojai, Ventura County. The property is significant in the area of education, one of the earliest private boarding school in California, with 38 contibuting properties within the district boundary.
Martinez Grammar School Annex was built in 1917 as an annex to the 1909 grammar school across Ignacio Martinez Plaza, in response to a significant population increase in Martinez associated with the Royal Dutch Shell and 1920s-Era Building Boom: 1916 to 1929. The building embodies the distinctive characteristics of Prairie School style architecture with Sullivanesque features, and has served as Martinez City Hall since 1956.
Beverly Fairfax Historic District in central Los Angeles is composed predominantly of multi-family buildings designed in Period Revival styles, such as Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival, Mediterranean Revival, Monterey Revival, French Renaissance Revival, and Chateauesque. Streamlined Moderne, Art Deco, and Minimal Traditional buildings are also present, and are architecturally compatible with the Period Revival buildings. The district is also significant for its association with Los Angeles’ Jewish community starting in the 1920s.
Canterbury Apartment Hotel, a four-story U-shaped building, was completed in 1927 in the Mediterranean Revival style. Associated with Hollywood’s transformation from an outlying suburban community into an urban, commercial center, The Canterbury Apartment Hotel is highly representative of the construction of midrise apartment houses, which replaced earlier single-family dwellings in large numbers between about 1920 and 1930.
Ramona Main Street Colonnade is a 1.8 mile corridor of over 300 eucalyptus trees, originally planted between 1909 and 1931. The property is significant due to the trees' iconic role in characterizing the city of Ramona's main street, transitioning from rural to urban/commercial and back again along the route of the tree rows.
The next State Historical Resources Commission meeting is scheduled for Friday, August 3, 2018. Nominations to be heard on the August 3, 2018 agenda will be posted after July 21, 2018.