Historic Hollister Homes and Churches

  • Hollister Historic Homes
    Hollister Historic Homes

Let Your Stroll Through Our Neighborhoods Take You Back in Time

Hollister's rich cultural history is reflected in the architecture of some of its early homes as well as its historic downtown. Scattered throughout neighborhoods near downtown Hollister are the old homes of some of Hollister's earliest residents.

The city of Hollister provides an intimate look at the history of these homes in a booklet that serves as a guide for walking tours. Its pages are filled with historic photos of the featured houses, as well as information on their owners' and the stories of their lives.

Particularly compelling is the diverse architectural styles of the homes. The welcoming streets were filled with houses during a relatively prosperous period between the 1880's and World War II, when construction and expansion continued slowly over many decades. Because of this gradual expansion, the houses are rich in cultural style. Houses of the Craftsman, Neo-Classical Revival, Mission, Period, and Tudor styles, among others, sit amongst each other, creating a beautiful and unique blend.

Preserved through time, still standing tall, these homes tell a story of a different era, a reminder of those who settled here before us. The city of Hollister provides an intimate look at the history of these homes in a booklet that serves as a guide for walking tours. Its pages are filled with historic photos of the featured houses, as well as information on their owners' and the stories of their lives.

Hollister has been a desirable place to live ever since the original builders created their homes here decades ago. Since then, although times have changed, the original charm and beauty have stayed intact, making this Hollister's oldest and most unique neighborhood. It preserves history through its enchanting stories.

Hollister's downtown as well is full of historic buildings that point to earlier days.