The Newsom Brothers

Carson Mansion in Eureka, California Carson Mansion
Eureka, California
8 July 2007
Samuel Newsom (1852-1908)
Joseph Cather Newsom (1857-1930)
Sidney Newsom (1877-1942)
Noble Newsom (1887-1945)

The Newsom brothers, Samuel and Joseph, and their sons worked individually and in shifting partnerships to design homes for the elite as well as public buildings including Berkeley City Hall, Gilroy City Hall and the Napa Valley Opera House.

Name Year Address City Sort Address Sort Name
Berkeley City Hall18842134 Grove StreetBerkeleyGrove 2134Berkeley City Hall
Carson Mansion1885143 M StreetEureka M 143Carson Mansion
Simpson-Vance House 1892904 G StreetEureka Street G 0904Simpson-Vance House
Gilroy City Hall19047410 Monterey StreetGilroyMonterey 7410Gilroy City Hall
Napa Valley Opera House18791018-1030 Main Street NapaMain 1018Napa Valley Opera House
Oakland City Hall18691 Frank H. Ogawa PlazaOaklandFrankOakland City Hall
Residence190960 Arguello BoulevardSan FranciscoArguello 0060Residence
Residence19022470 BroadwaySan FranciscoBroadway 2470Residence
Residence18832100-2102 Bush StreetSan FranciscoBush 2100Residence
Residence18852214 Clay StreetSan FranciscoClay 2214Residence
Residence18912218 Clay StreetSan FranciscoClay 2218Residence
Green Apothecary1889500-502 Divisadero Street San FranciscoDivisadero 0500Green Apothecary
Residence18892169 and 2175 Green StreetSan FranciscoGreen 2169Residence
Residence1886975 Grove StreetSan FranciscoGrove 0975Residence
McMullen House1881827 Guerrero Street San FranciscoGuerrero 0827McMullen House
Residence18991916 Octavia StreetSan FranciscoOctavia 1915Residence
Apartment Building19001901 Pacific AvenueSan FranciscoPacific 1901Apartment Building
Residence18892602 and 2604 Pacific AvenueSan FranciscoPacific 2602Residence
Residence19042676 Pacific AvenueSan FranciscoPacific 2676Residence
Residence19042698 Pacific AvenueSan FranciscoPacific 2698Residence
Residence19012972 Pacific AvenueSan FranciscoPacific 2972Residence
Magnin House1478-1482 Page StreetSan FranciscoPage 1478Magnin House
Residence19042629 and 2647 and 2651 Pierce StreetSan FranciscoPierce 2629Residence
Residence19022815 and 2821 Steiner StreetSan FranciscoSteiner 2815Residence
Residence19042637 Union StreetSan FranciscoUnion 2637Residence
Residence19082676-2686 Union StreetSan FranciscoUnion 2676Residence
Apartments19042576-80 Washington StreetSan FranciscoWashington 2576Apartments
Residence19032928-32 Washington StreetSan FranciscoWashington 2928Residence
Vollmer House18761735-1737 Webster Street San FranciscoWebster 1735Vollmer House
Newsom Apartments19102346 Valdez StreetOaklandValdez 2346Newsom Apartments
2218 Clay Street
Photographed 14 May 2012
2214 Clay Street

This residence, which combines elements of the Queen Anne and Classical Revival styles, was built on Polk Street in 1885. It was one of the few residences east of Van Ness Avenue to survive the 1906 Earthquake and Fire. In 1926, it was moved here to make way for the Alhambra Theater.
Photographed 14 May 2012

2602 and 2604 Pacific Avenue

Two Queen Anne residences designed by Samuel Newsom
Photographed 14 May 2012

1916 Octavia Street
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2629 and 2647-2651 Pierce Street
Photographed 14 May 2012
2815 and 2821 Steiner Street
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2470 Broadway
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2698 and 2676 Pacific Avenue
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2698 Pacific Avenue
Built 1904

Classical Revival residence designed by Samuel and his son Sidney. Note the similarity to the Gibbs House, designed by Willis Polk and built in 1895.
Photographed 14 May 2012

2676 Pacific Avenue
Photographed 14 May 2012

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