The Historic North Star House
A Cultural Arts Event Center for All to Enjoy
The North Star House is a 10,000 square foot home designed in 1905 by the renowned architect Julia Morgan, California’s first female architect. Built in the Arts and Crafts style, the home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house is located on a portion of the former North Star Mine, a 14-acre site of spectacular Gold Country landscape and adjacent to the historic towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City. The North Star House is owned and operated by the North Star Historic Conservancy.
The Conservancy is working to re-establish this unique, historic house and grounds into a premier cultural event center. The Conservancy is committed to maintaining the property for the public by promoting tours, events, educational activities and arts. The Conservancy will continue to fund improvements to preserve this rare historic treasure in partnership with local, regional, and national organizations and stakeholders. The house is a location for gatherings such as club meetings, family events, classes, weddings, receptions, theatrical performances, musical events, conferences and more.