California Historic Landmarks

Sun House

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The Sun House
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Landmark Number: 926
Location: 431 South Main Street, Ukiah, Mendocino County
Marker Plaque: Official State Plaque

Description

This house, constructed in 1911-12, is a unique Craftsman style redwood building which incorporates northwestern designs into its architecture. The Sun House was designed by George Wilcox and John W. and Grace Carpenter Hudson. Dr. Hudson was a recognized authority on American Indians, and especially California Pomo Indians. Mrs. Hudson, an outstanding artist, became widely known for her paintings of Pomo life.

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The Sun House from a slightly different angle showing the grounds and gardens.
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The official state marker plaque is located in the gardens.
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The front door.

 

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