Steve Jobs grew up in a single-story ranch-style house in Los Altos, California
The city of Los Altos has named the house a "historical resource"
Jobs and Steve Wozniak built the first Apple computers there in the mid-1970s
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It may not look special, but a modest 1950s ranch-style house in a suburban Bay Area neighborhood is now a protected historical site.
The single-story house at 2066 Crist Drive in Los Altos, California, is the family home where a young Steve Jobs built the first Apple computers in the mid-1970s.
The Los Altos Historical Commission voted unanimously Monday night to designate the house as a “historic resource,” meaning any future renovations to the property will need to be reviewed by the city.
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“The basis for this historic designation is not the age or architecture of the structure; it is with the property’s association with an event and an individual of historic significance,” city staff liaison Zachary Dahl wrote in a report to the commission (PDF).