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California Historical Landmarks are buildings, structures, sites, or places that have been determined to have statewide historical significance by meeting at least one of the following criteria:

(1) The first, last, only, or most significant of its type in the state or within a large geographic region (Northern, Central, or Southern California),

(2) Associated with an individual or group having a profound influence on the history of California,

(3) A prototype of, or an outstanding example of, a period, style, architectural movement or construction or is one of the more notable works or the best surviving work in a region of a pioneer architect, designer or master builder.