List of historic places in Modesto, California facts for kids
This is a list of historic places in Modesto, California.
The McHenry Mansion is a restored historic home located at Fifteenth and I Streets. The McHenry family built the house in 1883. The mansion was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1978.
The Hawke Castle is a historic residence built in 1929. It was influenced by the Norman architecture, and is now the property of George Thayer Real Estate.
or the Walter B. Wood House, was originally located at 814 Twelfth Street. The house was originally owned by Walter Wood and was constructed in 1877 in the Italianate style. The house has been removed from its original location, and modern renovation of the house has compromised its NRHP designation.
Robert Walton House
The Robert Walton House was constructed in 1957, as a development of Frank Lloyd Wright’s New York Usonian Exhibition House concept.
El Viejo Post Office
The U. S. "El Viejo" Post Office is located on Twelfth and I Streets. Wall murals inside the post office were painted by Ray Boynton, a Work Projects Administration artist. The post office was listed in the NRHP in 1983.
Dry Creek Bridge
The Dry Creek Bridge, formerly on State Route 132, was recommended eligible for its design. The bridge is a major example of John B. Leonard’s bridge designs.
Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot was constructed in 1915 in the Mission style at the corner of J and Ninth Streets. The City of Modesto was established as a town by the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1870. The building has been restored and expanded as the City Transportation Center.
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