Happening Now in 2015

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 InnRestoration
  Inglenook Tank HouseProtection by Relocation and Restoration
  City of Napa Planning DivisionProtection and Preservation City of Napa Post South Napa Earthquake
  Trefethen WineryPost South Napa Earthquake Restoration
  Yountville Town HallNational Register Nomination and Restoration Project
  Gifford HousePreservation and Restoration
  Mary Ellen Boyet – Lifetime Achievement

Special thanks to Napa Valley Museum and Elhers Estate for helping sponsor the event.  


Help Save this Classic Revival House!


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.

Contact Jeff Freitas, Real Property Manager, Public Works Department, 707-257-9520jfreitas@cityofnapa.org.

2015 Ten Threatened Treasures

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.