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Yakima in Yakima County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Old City Hall

Built 1889-1890

 
 
Old City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 3, 2016
1. Old City Hall Marker
Inscription.  The Old North Yakima Historic District was created and placed on the National Register on May 2, 1986, by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior.

The Old City Hall is a contributing member.

Built in 1889 by A. F. Switzer for $5,990.00, Yakima’s Old City Hall housed North Yakima’s first Fire and Police Station. Old City Hall is one of Yakima’s oldest original structures.

This plaque was provided by the North Front Street Improvement Association and its members, 2009.
 
Erected 2009 by North Front Street Improvement Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 46° 36.175′ N, 120° 30.474′ W. Marker is in Yakima, Washington, in Yakima County. Marker is on North Front Street south of Pendleton Way, on the right when traveling north. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the left of the front door, facing North Front Street. Touch for map.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 North Front Street, Yakima WA 98901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Senator Apartments (Hotel Sydney) (a few steps from this marker); The Opera House (a few steps from this marker); Burlington Northern Passenger Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Lund Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burlington Northern Freight Depot (about 300 feet away).
 
Regarding Old City Hall. The Old City Hall building is currently occupied by a hair salon.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Old North Yakima Historic District
 
Also see . . .
1. National Register of Historic Places Nomination #86000960. Old North Yakima Historic District: Roughly bounded by East A Street, South First Street, East Yakima Avenue, and the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks, Yakima, Washington. (Submitted on February 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Old North Yakima Historic District Photographs. This link presents 1985 photographs, and some additional information, for most contributing properties in the historic district. (Submitted on February 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Old City Hall (<i>marker visible just to the left of the front door</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 3, 2016
2. Old City Hall (marker visible just to the left of the front door)
 
 
Old City Hall (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2015
3. Old City Hall (wide view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   3. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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