Local Register of Historic Resources

Coates HomeH.P. #253
W. D. Coates Home (ca. 1905)

264 N. Van Ness Avenue
American Foursquare (Prairie Box) with Colonial Revival and Italian Renaissance influences

This home is an important contributor to the streetcard suburb that developed in 1902 with the opening of the Forthcamp Line. It is an excellent example of a vernacular house type that was contructed throughout this area of Fresno between 1900 and 1920.

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