In 1984, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs purchased Jackling House, a mansion that had been built for the copper magnate Daniel Cowan Jackling. Although Jobs had the building demolished last year prior to his death, it spent several years as a crumbling ruin of its former glory, a fading memorial to one of the great…
This is the Jackling House—exactly how Steve Jobs has wanted it to look since he bought it in 1984, the year of the Macintosh launch. Demolished. Destroyed. Blown to smithereens.
In 1984, Steve Jobs purchased the 17,250, 14-bedroom Spanish Colonial Revival Jackling House. Built in 1925 by copper mining mogul Daniel Jackling, many thought it historic, but Jobs never really liked the home.