BENEFITING: HISTORICAL RESTORATIONS FOUNDATION
Save Historical Landmark in Stockton, CA
The Swett-Moreing House was built in the year 1883 in Stockton, CA. The ultimate mission of this fund raiser was to completely establish to preserve this magnificent landmark in American History. Crossroads is a non-profit organization that wants to preserve this property that reflect Stockton’s ethnic, social, artistic, cultural and historical heritage. This is only the first stage of the funding and the final goal of Crossroads is to raise 300,000 dollars to bring this historical landmark to its original glory.
This magnificent California Eastlake style home was constructed for William Swett in the year 1883 by San Francisco architects Joseph and Samuel Newsom. William Sweet together with his family lived in the home until it was sold in the year 1891. Cyrus Moering Sr is a contractor and rancher who purchase the home in the year 1898 and lived there until his death in the year 1911. In addition to this, Cyrus Moering Sr headed the firm of Cyprus Moreing and Sons, which held many of the largest construction contracts for the bond highway in San Joaquin Country. In line with this, the home was added to the city register by resolution number 39,263 on July 26, 1982. The overall interior of the stated property needs extensive renovation and restoration to bring it back to its original glory, as an upscale Gold-Rush era estate.
Acacia Street Property for Crossroads
This Victorian Masterpiece was partially destroyed by a fire in Nov, 2014. Before the fire, the interior of the property was abandoned and destroyed by the original owner. http://www.recordnet.com/article/20141124/NEWS/141129824
Crossroads is a US based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. We firmly believe that develop and preserve affordable housing is vital to the community. We emphasize home ownership the creation of economic development strategies, and the establishment of effective community organizations and facilities benefit low-income residents and preserve our rich cultural heritage and built environment.- All the money raised (there are no platform fees) will be desalinated to the restoration project.
Crossroads wants to help the owner finish his building and restored it to its former glory by installing and acquiring of plumbing, appliances, floor coverings, window and wall coverings, furniture, furnishings and period-correct fixtures. Crossroads hopes to raise $50,000 to cover the high cost of this restoration above and beyond the small amount of insurance the owner collected.
Please donate to this cause and help us help the owner as they work to restore this much beloved historic landmark.