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Eureka in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

E. Janssen Building

Italianate Architecture, 1875

 

—Eureka Historic Landmark —

 
E. Janssen Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
1. E. Janssen Building Marker
Inscription. Janssen's General Merchandise, first elevator and first fireproof building in Eureka

This program made possible through a partnership with property owner Dolores Vellutini, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society
 
Erected by Eureka Main Street, Eureka Heritage Society.
 
Location. 40° 48.309′ N, 124° 10.033′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on First Street east of E Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 422 First Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buhne General Store (a few steps from this marker); Weaver Building (within shouting distance of this marker); D. C. McDonald Building (within shouting distance of this marker); C.W. Long Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cousins Building (about 300 feet away); Italianate Architecture (about 300 feet away); J. Lowenthal Building (about 300 feet away); August Palmtag Building (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Eureka.
 
Also see . . .  Humboldt State First Street Gallery. The Janssen building,
National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
2. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
Mounted directly below the Janssen Building's historical marker is an NRHP plaque. The Janssen Building was placed on the Register on July 16, 1973.
now an art gallery, was renovated according to the designs of the John Ash Group, Architects Inc. Their page here provides a brief description of the project, as well as a slideshow. (Submitted on October 24, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
E. Janssen Building and Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
3. E. Janssen Building and Marker - wide view
The marker, not quite visible here, is mounted on the left side of the front entryway to the building.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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