San Jose History
|Who We Are||PAC*SJ Achievements|
We are dedicated to preserving San Josť’s architectural heritage through education, advocacy, and events.
The Preservation Action Council of
San Josť (PAC*SJ)
We aim to integrate a strong
commitment to historic preservation into the land use and development
Board and Advisory Members Have
Board & Staff
Secured the preservation and reuse of the historic Montgomery Hotel, the Josť Theatre, Mark’s Hot Dogs, and the Scheller House.
Facilitated and managed the Mid-Century Survey of San Jose with partner, San Jose Redevelopment Agency.
Published, with partners, Touring Historic Willow Glen and Signposts Revisited.
educational workshops on the
of the restoration plan
Negotiated to save IBM Building 25 only to lose it to fire in 2008. Reached agreement with Lowe’s to include architectural elements of Building 25 in the final project.
Saved the historic Donner-Houghton Mansion in 2001 only to lose it to fire in 2007.
Created, with partners, the River Street Historic Business District.
the First Church of Christ Scientist
our “Pride in San
Jose Campaign,” to publicize our historic resources and promote San
Jose’s glorious buildings, people and traditions.