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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in San Mateo County, California.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in San Mateo County, California, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in an online map.

There are 60 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 2 National Historic Landmarks. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Archeological Site SMA-151 Upload image
01978-02-23February 23, 1978
(#78000771)
Address Restricted
Princeton
2 Barron-Latham-Hopkins Gate Lodge
Barron-Latham-Hopkins Gate Lodge
01986-08-28August 28, 1986
(#86001951)
555 Ravenswood Ave.
37°27′18″N 122°10′42″W / 37.455°N 122.178333°W / 37.455; -122.178333 (Barron-Latham-Hopkins Gate Lodge)
Menlo Park
3 Bourn-Roth Estate
Bourn-Roth Estate
01975-08-28August 28, 1975
(#75000479)
3.7 mi. northwest of Woodside off Canada Rd.
37°28′13″N 122°18′39″W / 37.470278°N 122.310833°W / 37.470278; -122.310833 (Bourn-Roth Estate)
Woodside Also known as Filoli; built in 1915 by Willis Polk for mining magnate William Bourn, owner of the Empire Mine in Grass Valley, California
4 Nathanial Brittan Party House
Nathanial Brittan Party House
01994-12-29December 29, 1994
(#94001500)
125 Dale Ave.
37°30′02″N 122°16′15″W / 37.500556°N 122.270833°W / 37.500556; -122.270833 (Nathanial Brittan Party House)
San Carlos
5 Burlingame Railroad Station
Burlingame Railroad Station
01978-04-19April 19, 1978
(#78000769)
Burlingame Ave. and California Dr.
37°34′49″N 122°20′38″W / 37.580278°N 122.343889°W / 37.580278; -122.343889 (Burlingame Railroad Station)
Burlingame
6 The Carolands
The Carolands
01975-10-21October 21, 1975
(#75000478)
565 Remillard Dr.
37°33′20″N 122°22′15″W / 37.555556°N 122.370833°W / 37.555556; -122.370833 (The Carolands)
Hillsborough 1914 home of Harriet Pullman Carolan, daughter of George Pullman, inventor of the Pullman sleeping car; built by Willis Polk
7 Casa de Tableta
Casa de Tableta
01973-08-14August 14, 1973
(#73000447)
3915 Alpine Rd.
37°22′56″N 122°11′34″W / 37.382222°N 122.192778°W / 37.382222; -122.192778 (Casa de Tableta)
Portola Valley Now Alpine Inn, formerly known as Rossotti's Saloon since the 1850s.
8 Church of the Nativity
Church of the Nativity
01980-10-31October 31, 1980
(#80000855)
210 Oak Grove Ave.
37°27′39″N 122°10′46″W / 37.460833°N 122.179444°W / 37.460833; -122.179444 (Church of the Nativity)
Menlo Park
9 Ernest Coxhead House
Ernest Coxhead House
02000-04-06April 6, 2000
(#00000322)
37 E. Santa Inez Ave.
37°34′13″N 122°19′54″W / 37.570278°N 122.331667°W / 37.570278; -122.331667 (Ernest Coxhead House)
San Mateo
10 Eugene J. de Sabla, Jr., Teahouse and Tea Garden
Eugene J. de Sabla, Jr., Teahouse and Tea Garden
01992-07-30July 30, 1992
(#92000965)
70 De Sabla Ave.
37°33′55″N 122°19′49″W / 37.565278°N 122.330278°W / 37.565278; -122.330278 (Eugene J. de Sabla, Jr., Teahouse and Tea Garden)
San Mateo Circa 1907 Japanese farmhouse-style teahouse built for Eugene de Sabla, a co-founder of Pacific Gas and Electric Company
11 Dickerman Barn
Dickerman Barn
01982-01-11January 11, 1982
(#82002259)
Cabrillo Hwy.
37°07′09″N 122°18′21″W / 37.119167°N 122.305833°W / 37.119167; -122.305833 (Dickerman Barn)
Pescadero
12 John Dielmann House Upload image
02015-10-06October 6, 2015
(#15000681)
1020 Main St.
37°29′01″N 122°13′34″W / 37.4836°N 122.2261°W / 37.4836; -122.2261 (John Dielmann House)
Redwood City
13 First Congregational Church of Pescadero
First Congregational Church of Pescadero
01980-10-31October 31, 1980
(#80000856)
San Gregorio St.
37°15′16″N 122°22′56″W / 37.254444°N 122.382222°W / 37.254444; -122.382222 (First Congregational Church of Pescadero)
Pescadero
14 Folger Estate Stable Historic District
Folger Estate Stable Historic District
02004-04-16April 16, 2004
(#04000328)
4040 Woodside Rd.
37°24′30″N 122°15′29″W / 37.408333°N 122.258056°W / 37.408333; -122.258056 (Folger Estate Stable Historic District)
Woodside
15 Golden Gate National Cemetery
Golden Gate National Cemetery
02016-03-08March 8, 2016
(#16000058)
1300 Sneath Ln.
37°38′07″N 122°25′52″W / 37.635278°N 122.431111°W / 37.635278; -122.431111 (Golden Gate National Cemetery)
San Bruno
16 Green Gables-Mortimer Fleishhacker Country House Upload image
01986-09-26September 26, 1986
(#86002396)
329 Albion Ave.
37°25′59″N 122°16′02″W / 37.433056°N 122.267222°W / 37.433056; -122.267222 (Green Gables-Mortimer Fleishhacker Country House)
Woodside 1911 Arts and Crafts vacation home designed by Charles Sumner Greene
17 Green Oaks Ranch House Upload image
01976-11-21November 21, 1976
(#76000526)
13 mi. S of Pescadero on CA 1
37°08′04″N 122°18′38″W / 37.134444°N 122.310556°W / 37.134444; -122.310556 (Green Oaks Ranch House)
Pescadero
18 Arthur and Mona Hofmann House
Arthur and Mona Hofmann House
01991-08-05August 5, 1991
(#91000926)
1048 La Cuesta Rd.
37°33′03″N 122°20′53″W / 37.550833°N 122.348056°W / 37.550833; -122.348056 (Arthur and Mona Hofmann House)
Hillsborough
19 Holbrook-Palmer Estate, "Elmwood"
Holbrook-Palmer Estate, "Elmwood"
02016-09-26September 26, 2016
(#16000663)
150 Watkins Ave.
37°27′49″N 122°11′29″W / 37.463654°N 122.191419°W / 37.463654; -122.191419 (Holbrook-Palmer Estate, "Elmwood")
Atherton
20 Hotel St. Matthew
Hotel St. Matthew
01998-01-23January 23, 1998
(#97001663)
215-229 Second Ave.
37°33′58″N 122°19′26″W / 37.566111°N 122.323889°W / 37.566111; -122.323889 (Hotel St. Matthew)
San Mateo
21 Howard-Ralston Eucalyptus Tree Rows
Howard-Ralston Eucalyptus Tree Rows
02012-03-15March 15, 2012
(#12000127)
El Camino Real, CA 82
37°34′54″N 122°21′43″W / 37.581725°N 122.361996°W / 37.581725; -122.361996 (Howard-Ralston Eucalyptus Tree Rows)
Burlingame
22 Independence Hall
Independence Hall
01978-08-03August 3, 1978
(#78000772)
2955 Woodside Rd.
37°25′43″N 122°15′37″W / 37.428644°N 122.260325°W / 37.428644; -122.260325 (Independence Hall)
Woodside 1884 building that was located at 129 Albion Ave. when added to the National Register. It is now located adjacent to Woodside Town Hall at 2955 Woodside Rd.
23 James Johnston House
James Johnston House
01973-05-09May 9, 1973
(#73000446)
Higgins-Purisima Rd.
37°26′59″N 122°25′20″W / 37.449722°N 122.422222°W / 37.449722; -122.422222 (James Johnston House)
Half Moon Bay
24 Kohl Mansion
Kohl Mansion
01982-02-03February 3, 1982
(#82002258)
2750 Adeline Dr.
37°34′57″N 122°22′55″W / 37.5825°N 122.381944°W / 37.5825; -122.381944 (Kohl Mansion)
Burlingame
25 Lathrop House
Lathrop House
01973-04-11April 11, 1973
(#73000448)
627 Hamilton St.
37°29′17″N 122°13′48″W / 37.488056°N 122.23°W / 37.488056; -122.23 (Lathrop House)
Redwood City
26 Martin Building
Martin Building
01997-02-14February 14, 1997
(#97000043)
220 Linden Ave.
37°39′18″N 122°24′32″W / 37.655°N 122.4089°W / 37.655; -122.4089 (Martin Building)
South San Francisco Now known as the Metropolitan Hotel, a residential hotel
27 Menlo Park Railroad Station
Menlo Park Railroad Station
01974-10-01October 1, 1974
(#74000556)
1100 Merrill St.
37°27′16″N 122°10′51″W / 37.454444°N 122.180833°W / 37.454444; -122.180833 (Menlo Park Railroad Station)
Menlo Park
28 Methodist Episcopal Church at Half Moon Bay
Methodist Episcopal Church at Half Moon Bay
01980-11-10November 10, 1980
(#80000854)
777 Miramontes St.
37°27′46″N 122°25′37″W / 37.462778°N 122.426944°W / 37.462778; -122.426944 (Methodist Episcopal Church at Half Moon Bay)
Half Moon Bay
29 Methodist Episcopal Church of Pescadero
Methodist Episcopal Church of Pescadero
01982-03-10March 10, 1982
(#82002260)
108 San Gregorio St.
37°15′05″N 122°22′54″W / 37.251389°N 122.381667°W / 37.251389; -122.381667 (Methodist Episcopal Church of Pescadero)
Pescadero
30 Robert Mills Dairy Barn
Robert Mills Dairy Barn
01990-02-15February 15, 1990
(#90000120)
Higgins Purissima Rd.
37°27′20″N 122°23′18″W / 37.455556°N 122.388333°W / 37.455556; -122.388333 (Robert Mills Dairy Barn)
Half Moon Bay
31 National Bank of San Mateo
National Bank of San Mateo
01997-04-24April 24, 1997
(#97000331)
164 S. B St.
37°34′00″N 122°19′20″W / 37.566667°N 122.322222°W / 37.566667; -122.322222 (National Bank of San Mateo)
San Mateo
32 New Sequoia Theater Building
New Sequoia Theater Building
01994-05-05May 5, 1994
(#94000431)
2211-2235 Broadway
37°29′11″N 122°13′47″W / 37.486389°N 122.229722°W / 37.486389; -122.229722 (New Sequoia Theater Building)
Redwood City
33 Newhall Estate
Newhall Estate
02007-04-13April 13, 2007
(#07000308)
1761 Manor Dr.
37°34′42″N 122°21′39″W / 37.578333°N 122.360833°W / 37.578333; -122.360833 (Newhall Estate)
Hillsborough
34 John Offerman House Upload image
02015-10-05October 5, 2015
(#15000682)
1018 Main St.
37°29′02″N 122°13′34″W / 37.4838°N 122.2261°W / 37.4838; -122.2261 (John Offerman House)
Redwood City
35 Our Lady of the Wayside
Our Lady of the Wayside
01977-11-22November 22, 1977
(#77000338)
930 Portola Rd.
37°23′02″N 122°13′58″W / 37.383889°N 122.232778°W / 37.383889; -122.232778 (Our Lady of the Wayside)
Portola Valley
36 Pigeon Point Lighthouse
Pigeon Point Lighthouse
01977-03-08March 8, 1977
(#77000337)
S of Pescadero at Pigeon Point off CA 1
37°10′54″N 122°23′38″W / 37.181667°N 122.393889°W / 37.181667; -122.393889 (Pigeon Point Lighthouse)
Pescadero
37 Pilarcitos Creek Bridge
Pilarcitos Creek Bridge
02014-04-07April 7, 2014
(#14000110)
Main St. across Pilarcitos Creek
37°27′58″N 122°25′44″W / 37.466045°N 122.428852°W / 37.466045; -122.428852 (Pilarcitos Creek Bridge)
Half Moon Bay
38 Point Montara Light Station
Point Montara Light Station
01991-09-03September 3, 1991
(#91001094)
Jct. of 16th St. and CA 1
37°32′13″N 122°31′05″W / 37.536944°N 122.518056°W / 37.536944; -122.518056 (Point Montara Light Station)
Montara
39 POLARIS (research vessel) Upload image
02015-03-24March 24, 2015
(#15000100)
597 Seaport Blvd.
37°30′25″N 122°12′43″W / 37.5069°N 122.2119°W / 37.5069; -122.2119 (POLARIS (research vessel))
Redwood City
40 Portola Valley School
Portola Valley School
01974-06-28June 28, 1974
(#74000557)
775 Portola Rd.
37°22′56″N 122°13′40″W / 37.382222°N 122.227778°W / 37.382222; -122.227778 (Portola Valley School)
Portola Valley Later used as town hall.
41 Princeton Hotel
Princeton Hotel
01979-01-31January 31, 1979
(#79000543)
Capistrano Rd. and Prospect Way
37°30′18″N 122°29′08″W / 37.505°N 122.485556°W / 37.505; -122.485556 (Princeton Hotel)
Princeton
42 William C. Ralston House
William C. Ralston House
01966-11-15November 15, 1966
(#66000234)
College of Notre Dame campus
37°31′03″N 122°17′10″W / 37.5175°N 122.286111°W / 37.5175; -122.286111 (William C. Ralston House)
Belmont
43 Redwood City Historic Commercial Buildings
Redwood City Historic Commercial Buildings
01977-11-07November 7, 1977
(#77000339)
Broadway and Main Sts.
37°29′12″N 122°13′35″W / 37.486667°N 122.226389°W / 37.486667; -122.226389 (Redwood City Historic Commercial Buildings)
Redwood City
44 San Francisco Bay Discovery Site
San Francisco Bay Discovery Site
01968-05-23May 23, 1968
(#68000022)
Sweeney Ridge; 4 mi. west of San Bruno via Skyline Dr. and Sneath Lane
37°36′16″N 122°27′27″W / 37.604444°N 122.4575°W / 37.604444; -122.4575 (San Francisco Bay Discovery Site)
San Bruno National Park Service brochure for Sweeney Ridge
45 San Gregorio House
San Gregorio House
01977-05-06May 6, 1977
(#77000341)
Old Stage Rd.
37°19′35″N 122°23′09″W / 37.326389°N 122.385833°W / 37.326389; -122.385833 (San Gregorio House)
San Gregorio
46 San Mateo County Courthouse
San Mateo County Courthouse
01977-12-13December 13, 1977
(#77000340)
Broadway
37°29′13″N 122°13′47″W / 37.486944°N 122.229722°W / 37.486944; -122.229722 (San Mateo County Courthouse)
Redwood City
47 Sanchez Adobe Park
Sanchez Adobe Park
01976-04-13April 13, 1976
(#76000525)
Linda Mar Blvd., 1 mi. E of CA 1
37°35′15″N 122°29′33″W / 37.5875°N 122.4925°W / 37.5875; -122.4925 (Sanchez Adobe Park)
Pacifica
48 Sequoia Union High School
Sequoia Union High School
01995-04-07April 7, 1995
(#95000389)
1201 Brewster Ave.
37°29′04″N 122°14′09″W / 37.484444°N 122.235833°W / 37.484444; -122.235833 (Sequoia Union High School)
Redwood City
49 William Adam Simmons House
William Adam Simmons House
01992-08-18August 18, 1992
(#92000995)
751 Kelly Ave.
37°27′49″N 122°25′38″W / 37.463611°N 122.427222°W / 37.463611; -122.427222 (William Adam Simmons House)
Half Moon Bay
50 South San Francisco Hillside Sign
South San Francisco Hillside Sign
01996-07-11July 11, 1996
(#96000761)
Sign Hill Park, N of Park Way
37°39′49″N 122°25′08″W / 37.663611°N 122.418889°W / 37.663611; -122.418889 (South San Francisco Hillside Sign)
South San Francisco
51 Southern Pacific Depot
Southern Pacific Depot
01978-09-01September 1, 1978
(#78000770)
21 E. Millbrae Ave.
37°35′56″N 122°23′05″W / 37.598889°N 122.384722°W / 37.598889; -122.384722 (Southern Pacific Depot)
Millbrae
52 Southern Pacific Railroad Bayshore Roundhouse
Southern Pacific Railroad Bayshore Roundhouse
02010-03-26March 26, 2010
(#10000113)
Junction of Industrial Way and Bayshore Ave.
37°42′03″N 122°24′31″W / 37.700953°N 122.40855°W / 37.700953; -122.40855 (Southern Pacific Railroad Bayshore Roundhouse)
Brisbane Steam railroad engine roundhouse built between 1907 and 1910
53 Southern Pacific Depot
Southern Pacific Depot
01984-09-20September 20, 1984
(#84001191)
559 El Camino Real
37°30′27″N 122°15′32″W / 37.5075°N 122.258889°W / 37.5075; -122.258889 (Southern Pacific Depot)
San Carlos
54 Union Cemetery
Union Cemetery
01983-08-25August 25, 1983
(#83001237)
316 Woodside Rd.
37°28′26″N 122°13′23″W / 37.473889°N 122.223056°W / 37.473889; -122.223056 (Union Cemetery)
Redwood City
55 US Post Main Office-San Mateo
US Post Main Office-San Mateo
01988-04-18April 18, 1988
(#88000443)
210 S. Ellsworth Ave.
37°34′00″N 122°19′24″W / 37.566667°N 122.323333°W / 37.566667; -122.323333 (US Post Main Office-San Mateo)
San Mateo
56 Amelia Vollers House
Amelia Vollers House
02015-01-27January 27, 2015
(#14001205)
353 N. Claremont St.
37°34′27″N 122°19′46″W / 37.5741°N 122.3295°W / 37.5741; -122.3295 (Amelia Vollers House)
San Mateo
57 Watkins-Cartan House
Watkins-Cartan House
01978-03-30March 30, 1978
(#78000768)
98 Alejandra Ave.
37°27′13″N 122°11′49″W / 37.453611°N 122.196944°W / 37.453611; -122.196944 (Watkins-Cartan House)
Atherton constructed around 1866 for Commodore James Watkins; originally listed as the Commodore James Watkins House; located at 25 Isabella Ave. when listed on the National Register; moved to 98 Alejandra Ave. in 1998
58 William A. Whifler House Upload image
02016-03-22March 22, 2016
(#16000096)
1544 Drake Ave.
37°35′14″N 122°22′44″W / 37.587278°N 122.378999°W / 37.587278; -122.378999 (William A. Whifler House)
Burlingame
59 Woodside Store
Woodside Store
01985-07-18July 18, 1985
(#85001563)
471 Kings Mountain Rd.
37°25′49″N 122°16′34″W / 37.430278°N 122.276111°W / 37.430278; -122.276111 (Woodside Store)
Woodside
60 X-100 Upload image
02016-06-20June 20, 2016
(#16000381)
1586 Lexington Ave.
37°31′30″N 122°21′12″W / 37.525085°N 122.353244°W / 37.525085; -122.353244 (X-100)
San Mateo

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Rock Magnetics Laboratory
Rock Magnetics Laboratory
01994 1994
(#94001647)
01999-05-05May 5, 1999
345 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park Originally designated a National Historic Landmark in 1994. Demolished in 1997.

National Register of Historic Places listings in San Mateo County, California Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.