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

Weaver Building

Stick-Eastlake Architecture - 1892

 

—Eureka Historic Landmark —

 
Weaver Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
1. Weaver Building Marker
Inscription. Two cantilevered square bays; saloon downstairs; brothel upstairs; later Bluebird Cabaret with dime a dance.

This program made possible through a partnership with property owner Diane Barmore, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society.
 
Erected by Eureka MainStreet, Eureka Heritage Society.
 
Location. 40° 48.309′ N, 124° 10.012′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of F Street and 1st Street, on the left when traveling north on F Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 F Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. D. C. McDonald Building (within shouting distance of this marker); E. Janssen Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Buhne General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cousins Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); August Palmtag Building (about 300 feet away); J. Lowenthal Building (about 300 feet away); C.W. Long Building (about 300 feet away); Italianate Architecture (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eureka.
 
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The Weaver Building image. Click for full size.
By Marlon Dean Ross, October 9, 1971
2. The Weaver Building
This photo, taken in 1971 and provided courtesy of the University of Oregon Libraries, depicts the Weaver Building prior to its rehabilitation. In 1974 the structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#74000511).
 Architectural Tour of Old Town Eureka Waterfront. The Humboldt County Convention and Visitor's Bureau guide to select buildings in Old Town Eureka. With pictures and short descriptions of each building. On the Weaver Building: "This building remains substantially unaltered from its original design. Originally the Wave Saloon, a gathering place for fishermen, stevedores and later on, loggers. “The Bluebird Rooms” (a brothel) were on the second floor...." (Submitted on November 19, 2012.) 
 
Additional keywords. bordello prostitution
 
Categories. EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce
 
Weaver Building, looking southwest across 1st Street. image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
3. Weaver Building, looking southwest across 1st Street.
The marker is visible here just to the left of the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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