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Emily Horn House, 2341 North First Street, San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA



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HB109437
House And Barn From Southeast, Orchard At Right

HB109438
Northeast Front Of Twin House

HB109439
Northeast (street) Front

HB109440
View From Northeast

HB109441
Gabled Window Bay, Southeast Side

HB109442
Curved Northwest Window Bay From Porch, Twin House In Distance


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Item Title


Location
2341 North First Street, San Jose, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2108
Building/structure dates: 1906 initial construction
Significance: The house was built in 1906 by Emily Horn as a residence surrounded by pear orchards, which are still producing fruit. The domestic architecture reflects the prosperity of the orchard industry in the Santa Clara Valley, and the house has had only one owner since the original owner. It is now being threatened by the ever growing industrial expansion surrounding it.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. HOUSE AND BARN FROM SOUTHEAST, ORCHARD AT RIGHT
2. NORTHEAST FRONT OF TWIN HOUSE
3. NORTHEAST (STREET) FRONT
4. VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
5. GABLED WINDOW BAY, SOUTHEAST SIDE
6. CURVED NORTHWEST WINDOW BAY FROM PORCH, TWIN HOUSE IN DISTANCE


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