The Endangered 8:
San José's Most Threatened Architectural and Cultural Landmarks of 2022
Alviso Historic District
With a fascinating industrial and maritime history on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay, Alviso is one of the region’s most distinctive and historic neighborhoods. It is also one of its most neglected, with too many of its landmarks left to languish in a state of chronic neglect, including the c.1929 Bayside Cannery (pictured) and the c. 1860 Wade Warehouse, which suffered catastrophic damage in a June 2021 fire. Without immediate intervention and reinvestment, the historic character and integrity of this National Register-listed district could soon be lost forever.
Learn More and Take Action!
Learn more about the history of Alviso: History San Jose
Read Alviso's National Register of Historic Places nomination form
Learn more about the Bayside Cannery: Historic American Buildings Survey
Learn more about Alviso's historic South Bay Yacht Club
If you see something, say something! Report suspected code violations or suspicious activities to the City of San Jose.