Downtown Ellensburg Historic District - Ellensburg, Washington
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 46° 59.739 W 120° 32.828
10T E 686491 N 5207600
Quick Description: The historic downtown district of Ellensburg, Washington.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 2/4/2010 8:42:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM85ZY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
A large portion of Ellensburg burned on July 4, 1889, including 10 blocks of the business district and more than 200 homes. Following the fire the downtown area began to rebuild, this time in brick and stone. The Historic District covers much of the rebuilt area and is roughly bounded by 3rd and 6th Aves, and Main and Ruby Sts.
The Davidson Building (1889) is the most impressive in the District and is capped by statue of the Phoenix representing the city’s rise from the ashes. Some of the other buildings include the Cadwell Building (1889), SRG Building (1889), Tarrell Building (1908), Reed Building (1910), and the Collins Block (1910).
Street address:
Roughly bounded by 3rd and 6th Aves., and Main and Ruby Sts.
Ellensburg, WA United States

County / Borough / Parish: Ellensburg

Year listed: 1977

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event

Periods of significance: 1875-1924

Historic function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic

Current function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture

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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