“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Eureka in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

The Cousins Building

Mission Revival/Classical Revival Style Architecture - 1874


—Eureka Historic Landmark —

The Cousins Building Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
1. The Cousins Building Marker
In 1895 3 buildings existed:
412 - Long's Saloon;
414 - W.S. Clifton, optician;
418 - C.W. Richardson, barber.

This program made possible through a partnership with property owners Nedra & Wes Kausen, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society.
Erected by Eureka MainStreet, Eureka Heritage Society.
Location. 40° 48.257′ N, 124° 10.033′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on 2nd Street west of F Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 416 2nd Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Italianate Architecture (a few steps from this marker); J. Lowenthal Building (within shouting distance of this marker); August Palmtag Building (within shouting distance of this marker); C.W. Long Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Eureka Business College (within shouting distance of this marker); D. C. McDonald Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Clarke Memorial Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ritz Building (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Eureka.
More about this marker.
Decorative element above the shop window Photo, Click for full size
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
2. Decorative element above the shop window
The marker is mounted on the front of the building on the rightmost side.
Also see . . .  Architectural Tour of Old Town Eureka Waterfont. The Humbolt County Convention and Visitor's Bureau guide to select buildings in Old Town Eureka. With pictures and short descriptions of each building. On the Cousins Building: "Constructed in the 19th century, and rebuilt with this eclectic façade after a fire in 1905. The scroll parapet – a Mission Revival style also has elements of Classical Revival. One standout is the window frames with "bound" garland." (Submitted on November 18, 2012.) 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
The Cousins Building Photo, Click for full size
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
3. The Cousins Building
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 260 times since then. 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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