118 Cooper Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060

The shape of the Octagon Building was modeled after a $50 octagonal-shaped gold piece minted in San Francisco in 1851-52. The building was designed by Oakland architect J. W. Newcum.

In 1971 the building was added to the National Registry of Historic Sites.

The building was listed as an historic landmark by the Museum of Art and History in 1973.

The Octagon Building.


The corner of Cooper Street and Pacific Avenue (1880s to 1890s)


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