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The MacKinnon Apartments

 
 
The MacKinnon Apartments Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 3, 2021
1. The MacKinnon Apartments Marker
Inscription.  
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
built • restored
1925 • 2000

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
 
Location. 58° 18.116′ N, 134° 24.484′ W. Marker is in Juneau, Alaska, in Juneau Borough. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and North Franklin Street, on the right when traveling west on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 236 3rd Street, Juneau AK 99801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bishop Michael H. Kenny (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bell Reproduction (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seward & Alaska (about 400 feet away); William Henry Seward (about 400 feet away); St. Nichlolas Russian Orthodox Church (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named William Henry Seward (about 400 feet away); 4-Story Totem
The MacKinnon Apartments Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 3, 2021
2. The MacKinnon Apartments Marker
View from across 3rd Street.
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(about 500 feet away); Harvesting of the Atom (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Juneau.
 
Regarding The MacKinnon Apartments. Excerpt from the National Register of Historic Places registration for the site:
…Opened in 1925, the MacKinnon Apartments provided modern housing in Alaska's capital and largest city. The building is representative of the size and scale of the buildings constructed during the boom that occurred in Juneau during the 1920s. The period between World Wars I and II, 1921 to 1939, has been defined as Juneau's Peak Gold Mining Era. During that period, the town was the center for the territorial government, for the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mining Company's huge hard rock operations, for salmon and halibut commercial fishermen, and for supplying southeast Alaska.…
 
MacKinnon Apartments image. Click for more information.
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3. MacKinnon Apartments
National Register of Historic Places: Digital Archive on NPGallery website entry
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The MacKinnon Apartments image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 3, 2021
4. The MacKinnon Apartments
View of the building farther west on 3rd Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on September 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on September 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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