Ashland in Jackson County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Enders Building No. 1, 1914
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior
National Park Service
and is subject to the provisions of the
Oregon Special Assesment Program
Location. 42° 11.724′ N, 122° 42.702′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on East Main (Oregon Route 99), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 272 East Main, Ashland OR 97520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building No. 2 1910 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Whittle Garage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ashland Lithia Water (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ashland Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); Ashland Cemetery War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Applegate Trail (approx. half a mile away); Dead Indian Memorial Road (approx. 3 miles away); World War II Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
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1. Enders Building. This building, constructed in 1910, was designed by Rogue Valley architect Frank Chamberlain Clark and has strong associations with H. G. Enders, an influential Ashland businessman who operated the largest mercantile establishment between Sacramento and Portland here in the period 1910 to 1928. Upon the death of H. G. Enders in 1928, local businesses closed the day of his funeral. Clark began his architectural practice in Ashland in 1903. While in a previous job in New York he was responsible for the architectural details of Madison Square Garden. Ashland's first concrete commercial building, the Enders Building has "Chicago" style characteristics very different from the usual vernacular brick of its period. Its construction marked the shift in commerce away from the traditional town center in the mill area around the Plaza. Upon completition, it was the largest building of its kind in Southern Oregon and for many years was the largest mercantile establishment between Sacramento and Portland... (Submitted on July 21, 2016, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
2. National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on July 21, 2016, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
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