Italianate (1840-1880)

San Francisco Landmark #139: Saint Charles School Saint Charles School in San Francisco
Built 1888
Photographed 10 May 2012
National Register #83004420: Albert Kelly House in Salt Lake City, Utah
Albert Kelly House in Salt Lake City
Built 1884
Photographed 16 June 2011
National Register #82003209: St. Charles-Muller Hotel in Carson City, Nevada St. Charles-Muller Hotel in Carson City, Nevada
Built 1862
Photographed 7 August 2008
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The Italianate style was inspired by villas and townhouses in Tuscany, Umbria and Lombardy.

Italianate buildings are rectangular with two or three stories and wide eaves usually supported by brackets. Windows are tall and thin.

Distinctive features are:

  • wide eaves
  • large brackets
  • tall first floor windows
  • low pitch hip roof
  • cupola
  • double door with glass panels
  • rusticated quoins
  • round arch
  • hood mold or eyebrow window heads
  • enriched overdoor


Name Year Address City Sort Address Sort Name
Alford Drug Store1877409 Main Street FerndaleMain 0409Alford Drug Store
Antonio Peralta Hacienda18702465 34th Avenue Oakland Avenue 34 2465Antonio Peralta Hacienda
Bank of Lucas, Turner and Company 1854800-804 Montgomery StreetSan FranciscoMontgomery 0800Bank of Lucas, Turner and Company
Bayview Hotel18708041 Soquel Drive AptosSoquel 8041Bayview Hotel
Beach House1884348 Hargadine Street Ashland, ORHargadine 0348Beach House
Beamer House187719 3rd Street Woodland Street 03 0019Beamer House
Berding House1875455 Ocean AvenueFerndaleOcean 0455 Berding House
Black and Company Building1890531 Spruce StreetMyrtle Point, OregonSpruceBlack and Company Building
Boone's University School18772029 Durant AvenueBerkeleyDurant 2029 Boone's University School
Bowers Mansion18634005 Old Highway 395 SouthWashoe Valley395-70Bowers Mansion
Brewster House1869206 5th Street Galt Street 05 0206Brewster House
Buhne Building1884612 2nd StreetEureka Street 02 0612Buhne Building
Building at 1813-1813B Sutter Street 18761813-1813B Sutter Street San FranciscoSutter 1813Building at 1813-1813B Sutter Street
Building at 33-35 Beideman Place 187633-35 Beideman PlaceSan FranciscoBeideman 0033Building at 33-35 Beideman Place
Building at 420 Second Street1880420-422 Second StreetEureka Street 02 0420Building at 420 Second Street
Building at 45-57 Beideman Place187545-47 Beideman PlaceSan FranciscoBeideman 0045Building at 45-57 Beideman Place
Burr Mansion18751772 Vallejo StreetSan FranciscoVallejo 1772Burr Mansion
Calaveras County Bank 19001239 South Main StreetAngels CampMain S 1239Calaveras County Bank
Cameron-Stanford House18711426 Lakeside DriveOaklandLakeside 1426 Cameron-Stanford House
Chollar Mansion1864565 South D Street At State Route 341Virginia City Street D S 0565Chollar Mansion
Clark-Norton House 1903127 Northwest D Street Grants Pass, OR Street D NW 0127Clark-Norton House
Combellack-Blair House18953059 Cedar Ravine PlacervilleCedar RavineCombellack-Blair House
Cone and Kimball Building1886747 Main StreetRed BluffMain 0747Cone and Kimball Building
Croll Building18791400 Webster Street AlamedaWebster 1400Croll Building
Dallam-Merritt House18702355 Washington StreetSan FranciscoWashington 2355Dallam-Merritt House
Dresbach-Hunt-Boyer House 1875604 2nd Street Davis Street 02 0604Dresbach-Hunt-Boyer House
Dunbar House1880271 Jones StreetMurphysJones 0271Dunbar House
Durham House18722280 Durham Dayton HighwayDurhamDurhamDurham House
Edwards House18831366 Guerrero StreetSan FranciscoGuerrero 1366Edwards House
Engine Company No. 1318831458 Valencia Street San FranciscoValenciaEngine Company No. 13
Engine Company No. 3018951757 Waller Street San FranciscoWaller 1757Engine Company No. 30
Engine Company No. 819171648 Pacific AvenueSan FranciscoPacific 1648Engine Company No. 8
Falkenstein House1855401 South Gold StreetYrekaGold S 0401Falkenstein House
Flagg Building1856233 Broad StreetNevada CityBroad 0233Flagg Building
Forbes House1854618 D StreetMarysville Street D 0618Forbes House
Franz House187931 North Oak StreetVenturaOak 0031Franz House
Frisbie House18871246 East StreetReddingEast 1246Frisbie House
George Phillips Flats18851039-1043 Green StreetSan FranciscoGreen 1039George Phillips Flats
Glass House187719953 San Ramon Valley BoulevardSan RamonSan Ramon ValleyGlass House
Golden Sheaf Bakery19052069-2071 Addison StreetBerkeleyAddison 2069Golden Sheaf Bakery
Hazel Hotel1880850-890 HazelGridleyHazel 0850Hazel Hotel
Heilbron House 1881704 O StreetSacramento Street O 0704Heilbron House
Hills House1885425 East 100 SouthSalt Lake City Street 100 0425Hills House
Hoadley Residence18582908-2910 Bush StreetSan FranciscoBush 2908Hoadley Residence
Hope House1875399 Nogal DriveGoletaNogal 0399Hope House
Hotaling Annex West 1860463-473 Jackson StreetSan FranciscoJackson 0463Hotaling Annex West
Hotaling Building1866451 Jackson StreetSan FranciscoJackson 0451Hotaling Building
House at 1239-1245 Scott Street18821239-1245 Scott StreetSan FranciscoScott 1239House at 1239-1245 Scott Street
House at 1249-1251 Scott Street18681249-1251 Scott StreetSan FranciscoScott 1249House at 1249-1251 Scott Street
House at 1321 Scott Street18851321 Scott StreetSan FranciscoScott 1321House at 1321 Scott Street
J & T Basque Restaurant Building18701426 Highway 395Gardnerville, NVHighway 395J & T Basque Restaurant Building
Jack Residence1882536 Marsh StreetSan Luis ObispoMarsh 536Jack Residence
Janssen Building1875422 1st Street Eureka Street 0001 0422Janssen Building
Kane House1866386 B StreetAshland, OR Street B 0366Kane House
Kelly House 1884418 South 200 West Salt Lake City Street 0200 WKelly House
Kienlen-Harbeck Building1900147 Southwest G Street Grants Pass, OR Street G SW 0147Kienlen-Harbeck Building
King-McBride Mansion 187066 South Howard StreetVirginia City, NVHoward 0066King-McBride Mansion
Kuchler Row 1872608-614 10th Street Sacramento Street 10 0608Kuchler Row
Lake County Courthouse1871255 North Main Street LakeportMain N 0255Lake County Courthouse
Lake Mansion1877250 Court StreetReno, NVCourt 0250Lake Mansion
Leale House18602475 Pacific AvenueSan FranciscoPacific 2475Leale House
Lilienthal-Pratt House18761820 California StreetSan FranciscoCalifornia 1820Lilienthal-Pratt House
Live Oak Ranch1885105 Mentel AvenueSanta CruzMentelLive Oak Ranch
Masonic Hall1891230 Francis Street FerndaleFrancis 0230Masonic Hall
Masonic Temple1898400 Front StreetWheatlandFront 0400Masonic Temple
McCall House 1883153 Oak Street Ashland, OROak 0153McCall House
Mono County Courthouse 1880Main StreetBridgeport Main 001Mono County Courthouse
Murphy House1891291 McLeod StreetLivermoreMcLeod 291 Murphy House
Napa Valley Opera House18791018-1030 Main Street NapaMain 1018Napa Valley Opera House
Nelson Ranch187241070 County Road 18C Woodland Route 018Nelson Ranch
O'Brien Family House18671045 Green StreetSan FranciscoGreen 1045O'Brien Family House
Odd Fellows Building1882342 Oak Street Red BluffOak 0342Odd Fellows Building
Odd Fellows Building1882201 Fourth Street Galt Street 04 0201Odd Fellows Building
Orth House1880105 East Main Street Jacksonville, ORMain E 0105Orth House
Ortman-Shumate House18701901 Scott StreetSan FranciscoScott 1901Ortman-Shumate House
Palace Hotel1891272 North State Street UkiahState N 0272Palace Hotel
Perozzi House190288 Granite Street Ashland, ORGranite 0088Perozzi House
Physicians Building 19262607 Fresno Street FresnoFresno 2607Physicians Building
Pioneer Trunk Factory 19022185-2199 Folsom Street and 3180 18th Street San FranciscoFolsom 2185Pioneer Trunk Factory
Piper House187558 North B StVirginia City Street B N 058Piper House
Piper-Beebe House 18762 South A Street Virginia City, NV Street APiper-Beebe House
Quinn House18701562 McKinnon AvenueSan FranciscoMcKinnon 1562Quinn House
Rengstorff House18673070 North Shoreline Boulevard Mountain ViewShorelineRengstorff House
Rothschild House1880964 Eddy StreetSan FranciscoEddy 0964Rothschild House
Royle House1875635 East 100 SouthSalt Lake City Street 100 0635Royle House
Saint Charles School18883250 18th Street San Francisco Street 18 3250Saint Charles School
Schorlig House18851050 12th Street Arcata Street 12 1050Schorlig House
Sexton House18805490 Hollister AvenueGoletaHollister 5490 Sexton House
Shannon-Williamson Ranch1896Williamson Ranch Drive AntiochWilliamson RanchShannon-Williamson Ranch
South San Francisco Opera House18881601 Newcomb AvenueSan FranciscoNewcomb 1601South San Francisco Opera House
St. Augustine's Catholic Church1866113 Virginia HillAustinVirginia 0113St. Augustine's Catholic Church
St. Charles-Muller's Hotel 1862302 South Carson StreetCarson CityCarson S 0302St. Charles-Muller's Hotel
Stansbury House1882307 West 5th StreetChico Street 05 W 0307Stansbury House
Storey County Courthouse187626 South B StreetVirginia City Street B S 0026Storey County Courthouse
Sylvester House18701556 Revere AvenueSan FranciscoRevere 1556Sylvester House
Talbot-Dutton House18761782 Pacific AvenueSan FranciscoPacific 1782Talbot-Dutton House
The House That Moved18701033 Green StreetSan FranciscoGreen 1033The House That Moved
TREA Houses18702500 Block of Clay StreetSan FranciscoClay 2500TREA Houses
Trinity County Courthouse1856Main StreetWeavervilleMain StreetTrinity County Courthouse
Victorian Inn1881400 Ocean Avenue FerndaleOcean 0400Victorian Inn
Walker House18782066 Pine StreetSan FranciscoPine 2066Walker House
Welch House1888162 North Second Street Central Point, OR Street 02 N 0162Welch House
Wetzlar House18711021 H Street Sacramento Street H 1021Wetzlar House
White Mansion1878604 East 17th StreetOakland Street 0017White Mansion
Winship-Smernes Building1888948 Main StreetNapaMain 0948Winship-Smernes Building
Wood House1877143 Nebraska Avenue ModestoNebraska 0143Wood House
Woolen House1876131 North Main StreetAshland, ORMain N 0131Woolen House
Wormser-Coleman House18761834 California StreetSan FranciscoCalifornia 1834Wormser-Coleman House
Wulff House1885549 Brown StreetNapaBrown 0549Wulff House
Randall Ranch1880Shoreline HighwayOlema ValleyShorelineRandall Ranch
Geilfuss House1882811 Treat AvenueSan FranciscoTreat 0811Geilfuss House

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