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National Register of Historic Places in Humboldt County

Vance Hotel in Eureka Old Town Historic District Vance Hotel
525 Second Street
7 July 2007
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National Register #91001523
Eureka Old Town Historic District
First, Second and Third Streets Between C and N Streets

This 350 acre historic district contains 154 contributing buildings and one contributing structure.

Contributing Buildings Sequenced By Address
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Name Year Address Remarks
Russ Boarding House1897200 First StreetGable-end vernacular
Scandia Hotel1883225 First StreetGreek Revival
L'Tosca Hotel1869233 First StreetGreek Revival
Our Corner Saloon1880301 First Street
White Laundry1880307 First Street
E. E. Janssen Building1878422 First StreetItalianate Victorian
H. H. Buhne Store1869423 First StreetClassically detailed fa├žade.
Buhne Boarding House and Hardware Store1888424-432 First StreetItalianate Victorian
Fior D'Italia Hotel1911110 Second StreetOriginally a four-story Renaissance Revival building, but the third and fourth stories were removed.
Ferrari Building1910123-125 Second StreetMuch remodeled Italianate Victorian
Eagle House1886139 Second StreetStick Victorian
McGaraghan Commercial Building1891201-209 Second StreetItalianate Victorian
Original Name Unknown1930219-221 Second StreetArt Deco
Saloon1890223 Second StreetPredates 1890
Sawtelle Building1885301 Second StreetThe original cast-iron front was removed or covered over. Little remains of the original style.
Electric Motors (Bicycle Shop)/California Fruit Market1894324-328 Second StreetEastlake style commercial building
Healy Brothers' Building1908327 Second StreetModified Classical Revival
Alonzo Monroe Building1876402-410 Second StreetBuilt as a series of five one-story brick buildings with twelve-inch thick walls for fire protection.
Long Building1877403-411 Second StreetCast iron storefronts. Build was restored in 1976.
Harvey & McLaren Saloon1892412 Second StreetClassical Revival
Cousins Building1874414-418 Second StreetMission Revival
Long Building1892417 Second StreetClassical elements and Eastlake detailing
No Historical Name1880420-422 Second StreetClassical Revival. "Handsome example of a typical American building which combines ground-floor commercial space with offices or living quarters above."
Loewenthal Building-The Louvre1879426 Second StreetEclectic
Crystal Palace Saloon1872509 Second StreetMuch altered Neo-Baroque design
Vance Garage1930511 Second StreetMission Revival
No Historical Name1886516 Second Street
Vance Building1869521 Second StreetFlat-front Italianate
Vance Hotel1872525 Second StreetItalianate
Masonic Hall1893528 Second Street
Buhne Hall1870620 Second StreetItalianate
Axe Building/GAR Hall1881622 Second StreetFalse-front vernacular
Victorian Commercial Building1886626 Second StreetItalianate
Kimball Building1878630-638 Second StreetVernacular interpretation of Greek Revival
No Historical Name1895715 Second StreetGable-end vernacular
No Historical Name1895717 Second StreetGable-end vernacular
No Historical Name1909723-725 Second StreetColonial Revival flats
No Historical Name1920728 Second StreetCraftsman cottage
No Historical Name1920731 Second StreetCraftsman cottage
No Historical Name1889732 Second StreetWood-Frame, gable-end house remodeled in the Craftsman style
No Historical Name1870737 Second StreetVernacular residential complex with a main dwelling from the 1870's and additions from various periods
No Historical Name1944738 Second StreetVictorian building, original date unknown, which was remodeled in 1944.
Connick House1871803 Second StreetItalianate dwelling
No Historical Name1870811 Second StreetWood-Frame, gable-end house
Johnson House1906812 Second StreetClassical Revival house
Johnson House1901816 Second StreetClassical Revival house
Vernacular Greek Revival House1860816 Second Street (Rear)Greek Revival
No Historical Name1865817 Second StreetVernacular simplification of Greek Revival style
Graham Doublehouse1873822-826 Second StreetItalianate duplex
No Historical Name1921825 Second StreetCraftsman bungalow
No Historical Name1921829 Second StreetBungalow
Graham House1870837 Second StreetWood-frame, vernacular duplex
No Historical Name1920837 Second Street (Rear)
No Historical Name1880901 Second StreetRemodeled in the 1920's
Young House18881006 Second StreetQueen Anne/Eastlake Victorian moved to this site in 1978
Murphy House18671020 Second StreetSimplified Greek Revival
Carson House19031034 Second StreetMoved to this site around 1985
Carson Carriage House and Servants' Quarters18891116 Second StreetWood-Frame, vernacular gable-end
Maffia and Brambini Building1917107 Third Street
Female Boarding House1898123 Third StreetEastlake Victorian
No Historical Name1887125-129 Third StreetVernacular, end gable Greek Revival
Williams Building1904403 Third StreetNeoclassical commercial
Russ Building1883527 Third StreetVictorian commercial
No Historical Name1890Third and G StreetsRemodeled during the 1930's or 1940's
Pioneer Hall1890621-623 Third StreetVictorian with recent remodeling
Graham House1891711 Third StreetItalianate with Eastlake elements
Graham House1895717-719 Third StreetQueen Anne with Eastlake elements
Chamberlain Duplex1907804-806 Third StreetNeoclassical residence
Sinclair House1903805 Third StreetNeoclassical residence
Murray House1870813 Third StreetVernacular house
Hart House1885816 Third StreetVernacular house
Seward Apartment Building1907832-838 Third StreetColonial Revival
No Historical Name1889833 Third Street
Graham House1892837 Third StreetQueen Anne/Eastlake duplex
McFarland House1887905 Third StreetVictorian with probable modernizations
McFarland House1895911 Third StreetQueen Anne . One of six houses built by S. W. McFarland between 1894 and 1904.
McFarland House1895917 Third StreetQueen Anne
McFarland House1904923 Third StreetNeoclassical
McFarland House1895931 Third StreetDuplicate of 911 Third Street
McFarland House1901935 Third StreetQueen Anne rowhouse
Bell House18891023 Third StreetVictorian cottage
Broderick House18801026 Third StreetVernacular Italianate
No Historical Name1027 Third Street
Ellesmore House18701125 Third StreetVernacular gable-end house
No Historical Name18581125 Third StreetVernacular gable-end house
No Historical Name18581134 Third StreetVernacular gable-end house
Smith House18701228 Third StreetVernacular gable-end house
1876 Philip Needs Building1876100 C StreetGreek Revival
Western States Gas & Electric Company Warehouse1890100 C Street
Eagle House1880C Street and Snug AlleyItalianate
Humboldt Engineering and Supply Company Building1908202-210 C Street and 118-138 Second StreetWooden commercial building
No Historical NameFoot of D StreetWarehouse for goods shipped by train and boat
Hotel Metropolis217 D and 300-308 Second Street20th Century Classical Revival
No Historical NameE Street at Waterfront (West Side)Warehouse
No Historical NameE Street at Waterfront (East Side)Warehouse
Feed and Seed Warehouse194065 E StreetFalse front warehouse with stepped parapet
Feuerwerker's191986 E StreetBuilt in 1919 and significantly modified in 1926
Bell Building1892210-216 E Street and 320-334 Second Street
Monroe Building1876213 E StreetBrick building with flat roof and false front. Identical to 217 E Street
Monroe Building1876217 E StreetIdentical to 213 E Street
Bank of Eureka1911240 E StreetClassical Revival designed by Albert Pissis who graduated from the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris
Carr Building1871312 E StreetItalianate false-front commercial building
Hensel's Eureka Bakery & Confectionary1879314 E StreetItalianate false-front commercial building
Georgeson Building/Central Hotel1903333-339 E StreetRenaissance Revival
No Historical Name1917350 E StreetReinforced concrete Classical Revival
Coggeshell Launch190069 F StreetBay warehouse converted into a railway depot in 1916
Weaver Building1892102 F StreetEastlake Victorian
McDonald Building (National Register Listing #82000966)1904108 F StreetClassical Revival
Antonsen/Snug Building1890109-117 F StreetItalianate
Odd Fellows Hall1882123-131 F StreetSecond Empire
Rick's Building1878203-215 F Street and 525 Second StreetOriginally constructed of brick with cast -iron storefronts. Embodies the change from wooden commercial buildings to brick commercial buildings
Palmtag Building1893208-210 F Street and 432-434 Second StreetQueen Anne commercial building
No Historical Name212 F Street
Carson Block Building1891227-239 F StreetBrick and terra cotta building designed by Samuel Newsom in the Sullivanesque style
Jones Building1876234 F Street
Buhne Building1884211 G StreetRenaissance Revival designed by Kennitzer and Raun
McGrath Boarding House1865112 I Street
No Historical Name1870122 I StreetVernacular gable-end house and 1922 garage addition
No Historical Name1910206 I StreetCraftsman bungalow
No Historical Name1939215 I Street
No Historical Name1889233 I StreetVernacular house
Bullock House1880317 I StreetVernacular Italianate
Northwest Pacific Railroad Tracks and Sign1916Foot of J Street
No Historical Name1920219 J StreetOriginally built as a garage behind the house at 905 Third Street
No Historical Name1870304 L StreetVernacular house
No Historical Name1880314 L StreetHipped-roof cottage
Dolbeer Carson Lumber Company1916100 M StreetRenaissance Revival
Carson Mansion and Carriage House1884143 M Street"Encyclopedic array of Eastlake and Queen Anne forms and details"
Carson (J. Milton) House1889202 M StreetQueen Anne with Eastlake detailing designed by Newsom brothers of San Francisco
Brant House1905305 M StreetCraftsman bungalow
No Historical Name1930320 M Street
No Historical Name1915304 N StreetCraftsman house and 1920['s garage
No Historical Name1920Opera Alley Between B and C StreetsOne-car garage c.1920
No Historical Name1920Opera Alley Between B and C StreetsTwo-car garage probably built between 1940 and 1940
No Historical Name1880409 Opera AlleyTwo-story, false front building.
No Historical Name1900411-413 Opera AlleyTwo-story, false front building.
No Historical Name1900415 Opera Alley
No Historical Name1890421 Opera Alley
No Historical Name1889Opera Alley Between E and F Streets
No Historical Name1890Opera Alley Behind 426 Second Street
No Historical Name1900519 Opera AlleyVernacular, two-story, end gable building.
No Historical Name1880626 Opera AlleyTwo-story, false front building.
Sinclair Barn1900Opera Alley Behind 805 Third StreetVernacular outbuilding
Sinclair Garage1920Opera Alley Behind 805 Third Street
Vernacular Dwelling1910Opera Alley Behind 817 Third Street
No Historical Name1880Opera Alley Behind 911 Third StreetOne-room, rectangular outbuilding
No Historical Name1910Opera Alley Behind 931 Third StreetSingle-car garage probably built sometime between 1910 and 1930.
F. Bell Outbuilding1889Opera Alley Behind 1023 Third StreetOne-story, Victorian outbuilding
Blacksmith and Wagon Works1889217 Snug AlleyPredates 1889
Apartment and Garage1930Snug Alley Behind 223 Second Street
No Historical Name1880Snug Alley Between F and G StreetsThree intact outbuildings built as livery stables and garages between 1880 and 1930
No Historical Name1920Snug Alley Behind 732 Second StreetTwo-car garage probably built between 1940 and 1940
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