Founded as Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe by St. Jose Joaquin Moraga on November 29, 1777, just some seventeen months after the Declaration was adopted in 1776 in Philadelphia.
By the vote of California's first Constitutional Convention on September the 26th, 1849, San Jose became California's first State Capital. One year prior to the State's Admission to the Union. The Metropolitan area population is approximately one-half million people. It is situated one hundred feet above sea level, has nineteen parks, one hundred and one churches, and is located merely fifty miles south of San Francisco.
FIRST STREET - SAN JOSE - Image digitally restored and printed using fine art-level media. Media includes canvas, metal, and fabric.
Look for the red Live Preview banner in the lower right hand corner of this screen. It might take a second or two to appear. Click on that, and you can manipulate this image on ten sample walls, or even on a photo of your own wall! Directions on How to use the Live Preview are available here. Have fun playing with something really useful.
Sizes are approximate. Click here to see a digital restoration example.