Hub Department Store Building - Coos Bay, OR
Posted by: silverquill
N 43° 22.071 W 124° 12.796
10T E 401700 N 4802379
Quick Description: The Hub Department building was built in 1914 by Albert Kohler, and was for many years the largest department store in southern Oregon. It today house several thriving retail businesses.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2009 12:05:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM6EJT
From the Rotary Club History:
Albert Kohler was the founder of the Hub Department Store, later run by his son Al Jr. The Hub was the largest and best known department store in Southwestern Oregon. Many tears were shed when Al Jr. died and the store was eventually sold. A.H. Powers.
125 Central Ave.
Coos Bay, OR United States
County / Borough / Parish: Coos County
Year listed: 1992
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Person, Event
Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Historic function: Commerce/Trade
Current function: Commerce/Trade
Privately owned?: yes
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]
Season start / Season finish: Not listed
Hours of operation: Not listed
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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