After one year off, Napa County Landmarks is proud to announce that the annual Candlelight House Tour is back. This self-led tour allows participants to see examples of Napa’s beautiful historic architecture at their own, luxurious pace. This year’s tour takes you...Read More
Help Save Napa’s Historic Downtown Post Office! The Franklin Station post office in downtown Napa is one of our community’s most treasured public buildings and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This unique, New Deal-era building represents an...Read More
Napa County Landmarks is pleased to announce that A Napa Coloring Book has been selected for a 2015 Governor’s Historic Preservation Award. Established in 1986, the Governor’s Historic Preservation Awards are presented annually under the sponsorship of the State...Read More
For over forty years, Napa County Landmarks has been offering life enriching events and programs that explore Napa County’s cultural heritage, placing a special emphasis on the roles of historic architecture. We have a lot of great programs, walking tours, workshops,...Read More
Throughout the years, Napa County Landmarks has used its Ten Threatened Treasures list to raise awareness about the threats facing some of the Napa County’s greatest treasures. The list often reveals treasures long forgotten or just out of sight, and has been successful in...Read More
UPDATE: The Brannan Cottage Inn has won the “Best Hotel Renovation” from Sunset Travel Awards for 2015! Read about the award by clicking here! (PDF 500kB) In 1857 a San Francisco entrepreneur, Samuel Brannan purchased land at the north end of the Napa Valley...Read More
What Barns Are About. Barns may be constructed in a great variety of forms, reflecting the ethnic background of the builder, the materials available, the use of the barn, the affluence of the owner, and the geography of the surrounding land. Preserving & Rehabilitating...Read More
What a fantastic year for Napa County Landmarks! We started the year out with the approval of three National Register nominations by the State Historical Resources Commission, several successful walking tours, two historic bike tours in Calistoga, a golf fundraising event, the new Bothe Park Vintage Trailer Hitchup, and our most recent event: the Award of Merit.
Congratulations to all our 2015 Award receipts:
Brannan Cottage Inn – Restoration
Inglenook Tank House – Protection by Relocation and Restoration
City of Napa Planning Division – Protection and Preservation City of Napa Post South Napa Earthquake
Trefethen Winery – Post South Napa Earthquake Restoration
Yountville Town Hall – National Register Nomination and Restoration Project
Gifford House – Preservation and Restoration
Mary Ellen Boyet – Lifetime Achievement
The upper level of this building is a 1900 Classical Revival–style house at 1100 West Street in Napa and is available to a qualified applicant willing to move the structure to another location and save the home. A qualified applicant must have a relocation site readily available, must demonstrate that they have the resources to complete the move of the structure, and must work with a licensed house moving contractor. The historic upper level is approximately 2,051 SF and is rated HRI-2 on the City’s Historic Resources Inventory but it is does not have Landmark status. The City of Napa will be accepting proposals from interested parties for the relocation of the upper floor.The following deadlines must be met by any party interested in relocating and saving this property:
November 23, 2015 — Deadline to submit proposal;
December 21, 2015 — Deadline to execute Agreement for removal of the structure; and
May 1, 2016 — Deadline to complete removal of the structure.
Throughout the years, Napa County Landmarks has used its Ten Threatened Treasures list to raise awareness about the threats facing some of the Napa County’s greatest treasures. The list often reveals treasures long forgotten or just out of sight, and has been successful in galvanizing preservation efforts to help ensure that these sites are not lost. Click here to view the list for 2015!
This year’s list highlights historic resources Upvalley near Calistoga, but one City of Napa property has made its way onto the list due the the urgency of threat after the South Napa Earthquake.