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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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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