San José City Hall, c. 1955


History San José

History San José
San Jose, United States

City Hall as it looked in the 1950s. Designed by the architect Theodore Lenzen, and constructed in 1887, it originally housed the jail on the ground floor, council chambers on the main floor, and public library on the third floor. This City Hall continued in use until it was demolished in 1958.


  • Title: San José City Hall, c. 1955
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1950/1958
  • Location: San Jose (Calif.)
  • Physical Dimensions: Photographic print
  • Provenance: History San José Photographic Collection

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