Andrew J. Landrum House

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Andrew J. Landrum House
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Location Santa Clara, California
Coordinates 37°20′46.50″N 121°56′44.79″W / 37.3462500°N 121.9457750°W / 37.3462500; -121.9457750Coordinates: 37°20′46.50″N 121°56′44.79″W / 37.3462500°N 121.9457750°W / 37.3462500; -121.9457750
Built 1875
Architect Landrum, Andrew J.
Architectural style Italianate / Gothic Revival
NRHP reference # 82002271 [1]
Added to NRHP February 19, 1982

The Andrew J. Landrum House in Santa Clara, California, was built by Andrew J. Landrum, a prominent Santa Clara pioneer. Constructed in 1875, the house is an example of eclecticism in architectural styles. Landrum combined the then-popular Italianate and Carpenter Gothic styles he found in pattern books, as seen in the corner quoins, the Italianate porch with scroll brackets, gables with cross-bracing and the cruciform interior plan. The two-story wooden residence was built on a "T" shaped plan which exhibits crossed, steeply gabled rooflines which are punctuated by a brick chimney and sheathed in wooden shingles.[2]

It is said locally that the Landrum House was one of the few buildings in Santa Clara whose chimney did not crumble in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. No major alterations have changed the building over the last 125 years and it remains one of Santa Clara's oldest and best preserved houses.[2]

The Landrum house is located at 1217 Santa Clara St. This is a private residence and is not open to the public.[2]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2006-03-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c "Andrew J. Landrum House". California's Historic Silicon Valley. National Park Service. Archived from the original on 5 February 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-09. 

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the National Park Service.

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