1888 - 1988Southern Pacific constructed this station in 1888 to meet the needs of the new town of San Carlos. The use of the Richardsonian Romanesque Revival style of architecture was exceedingly rare for railroad depots in California. This style and the use of Almaden sandstone are strong links to Stanford University and its architect, Charles Coolidge, who may have designed this station. The station has served as a church, post office, library and restaurant. It was designated as a city Landmark in 1976 and in 1984 it was added to the National Register of Historical Places.
|Placed By||The San Carlos Lions Club|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 4:09pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 565377 N 4151406|
|Decimal Degrees||37.50728333, -122.26028333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 30.437', W 122° 15.617'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 30' 26.22" N, 122° 15' 37.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||650, 310, 415, 949, 510|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1101 San Carlos Ave, San Carlos CA 94070, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.