Peralta Adobe
March 27th, 2009 | Collections The Peralta Adobe is the oldest building in San Jose, and until recently it’s floor reflected that all too well.  The Adobe consists of two rooms: a living area and a bedroom.  The bedroom has a dirt floor that was once packed tight and over the years it had become worn with a thick layer of fine, loose sand.  Last fall HSJ worked with Bill and Athena Steen, adobe experts, on repacking the floor.  In the six months since then we noticed that the floor was already wearing significantly from the very popular Adobe Days…


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