Willow Glen Schools Historical

Willow Glen Schools Historical (HM1W0R)

Location: San Jose, CA 95125 Santa Clara County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 18.216', W 121° 53.857'

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The first Willow Glen School was built at Malone Road and Lincoln Avenue on land donated during the Civil War by a local farmer, Royal Cottle (near Roycott Avenue). In 1897, with Willow Glen growing in population, a new school, superseding its predecessor, was constructed on a large lot at Lincoln and Minnesota (right). The 1913 building was later added to the campus. It was designed by Frank Wolfe, the prominent local architect who also designed the Clark House nearby on Minnesota. Wolfe helped make the Prairie Style popular in San Jose. Further growth called forth the 1924 building, which was demolished in 1971. The 1913 building stood until after WW II. Since that time, another building has come and gone.
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HM NumberHM1W0R
Placed ByWillow Glen Beautification Project
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 597695 N 4129122
Decimal Degrees37.30360000, -121.89761667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.216', W 121° 53.857'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 12.96" N, 121° 53' 51.42" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1395 Lincoln Ave, San Jose CA 95125, US
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