Theodore Lenzen

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Theodore Lenzen was a prolific architect in San Jose, California, during the late 19th century. Born in Prussia in 1833,[1] he moved to San Jose in 1863. He is responsible for designing over 500 buildings during his career.

The Lenzen street name where his home was and Theodore Lenzen Park[2] on Lenzen street are both named in his honor.

Buildings designed by Theodore Lenzen[edit]


  1. ^ Carolyn Feroben. "THEODORE LENZEN, ARCHITECT OF THE FIRST NORMAL SCHOOL, SAN JOSE". Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  2. ^ San Jose City's Theodore Lenzen Park at Lenzen and Stockton Avenue
  3. ^ Preservation board lawsuit against SJSU to save the Scheller House built in 1904
  4. ^ The Valley of Heart's Delight Biography project

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