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Holloway House Gilroy Museum Wheeler Hospital High School came through unscathed from an earthquake that devastated the city. Like the nearly indestructible 1912 Gilroy High School, another of Week’s structures, the 1902 Masonic Temple, no longer exists. Until destroyed by fire, it sat on the corner of Monterey and Lewis Streets next to the Strand Theater building. Scheduled walking tours that point out and discuss the Weeks structures in Gilroy are offered via the Gilroy Museum. For information on times and meeting place, call the Museum at 408.846.0446. Weeks’s well-built structures, designed for practicality as well as appeal, not only suited their era, but also continue to serve today. Many of his homes and public buildings still stand, both occupied and appreciated, over a century after they were built. Pixly House Rebekah Children’s Services TODAY: Holloway House (7539 Eigleberry Street) is a mixed use office/residential building. Carnegie Library (195 Fifth Street), completed in 1914, is the Gilroy Museum. Wheeler Hospital (650 Fifth Street), completed in 1929, is an assisted living facility. Pixley House (60 West Fifth Street) is an office building. IOOF Children’s Home (290 IOOF Avenue) is now home to Rebekah Children’s Services. G M H T O D A Y M A G A Z I N E MARCH / APRIL 2015 39