Eureka in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Eureka City Hall
Italian Renaissance Architecture, 1905-1960
—Eureka Historic Landmark —
Built by the Lyon-Wilson Construction Company, this 110 ft. by 120 ft., two-story structure with basement contained all of the city's offices in one building. Fire Company No. 2, police department and jail were also housed here.
Damaged in a 1954 earthquake, the building was demolished in 1960.
Erected 2012 by Eureka Main Street, Eureka Heritage Society.
Location. 40° 48.221′ N, 124° 9.926′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and G Street on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eureka CA 95501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. N.S.G.W. Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Ritz Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buhne Building (about 300 feet away); Oberon (about 300 feet away); Arkley Center for the Performing Arts August Palmtag Building (about 400 feet away); J. Lowenthal Building (about 500 feet away); Italianate Architecture (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eureka.
Also see . . .
1. Rededication of the Cornerstone for Eureka City Hall. The Journal's notice of the rededication ceremony. (Submitted on October 13, 2012.)
2. Cornerstone Rededication Ceremony. Humboldt Lodge #79's piece on the rededication of the cornerstone. (Submitted on October 13, 2012.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 13, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.