Hub Department Store Building - Coos Bay, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 5

Long Description:
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.

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Street address:
125 Central Ave.
Coos Bay, OR United States
97420


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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