Venetian Court

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Venetian Court Apartments
Venetian Court, Capitola, California.jpg
Venetian Court is located in California
Venetian Court
Location 1500 Wharf Road, Capitola, California
Coordinates 36°58′19″N 121°57′11″W / 36.97194°N 121.95306°W / 36.97194; -121.95306Coordinates: 36°58′19″N 121°57′11″W / 36.97194°N 121.95306°W / 36.97194; -121.95306
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1925
Architect Henry J. Roth; Wolfe & Higgins
Architectural style Mediterranean Revival, Mission Revival, and Spanish Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87000574[1]
Added to NRHP April 2, 1987

Venetian Court is a residential seaside resort located in Capitola, California. Construction of Venetian Court, in the Mediterranean Revival, Spanish Colonial Revival, and Mission Revival architecture styles, began in 1924 and continued for several years.

On April 2, 1987, Venetian Court was listed as site 87000574 on the National Register of Historic Places as one of the first condominium seaside developments in California, and is in a United States Historic District.

The two rows of colorful units nearest to the beach, as shown in the picture below, are privately owned condos (many of which are available as vacation rentals by owner). The large brown building in the back row (nearest to the street) is now operated as the "Capitola Venetian Hotel".[2]

The beach side of the hotel


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Capitola Venetian Hotel". Bartfield Motel Group. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 

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