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

Needs/Williams Building

Neoclassical Architecture - 1904

 

—Eureka Historic Landmark —

 
Needs/Williams Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
1. Needs/Williams Building Marker
Inscription. Needs Lodging; meeting hall; jewelers, tailors, other retail; offices; L.H. Hess businesses; Monterey Hotel.

This program made possible through a partnership with property owner Williams Family, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society.
 
Erected by Eureka Main Street, Eureka Heritage Society.
 
Location. 40° 48.207′ N, 124° 10.038′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and E Street, on the left when traveling west on 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 3rd Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarke Memorial Museum (a few steps from this marker); Ritz Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Italianate Architecture (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eureka Business College (about 300 feet away); The Cousins Building (about 300 feet away); J. Lowenthal Building (about 300 feet away); August Palmtag Building (about 300 feet away); C.W. Long Building (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Eureka.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Philip Needs.
Needs/Williams Building image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
2. Needs/Williams Building
The marker, barely visible here, is mounted to the 3rd Street side (picture left) of the middle of the building.
A biography of Philip Needs, the original owner of the building. On the Needs Building: "...During 1904 he erected the Needs building, a three story frame building on E and Third streets, Eureka, at a cost of about $25,000, and the oversight of that valuable property he maintained personally until his death....". (Submitted on November 26, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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