Cadwell Block II.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

West Shore Print (magazine) Portland, Oregon & Spokane Falls, Washington., “Cadwell Block II.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed August 22, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8450.

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Title

Cadwell Block II.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Historic buildings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Ellensburg (Washington) -- Buildings, Historic; Cadwell Block (Ellensburg, Wash.); Cadwell, E. P.; Olympia Block (Ellensburg, Wash.); Commercial buildings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg

Description

The Cadwell Block built by E. P. Cadwell was sold in 1900 to a group of investors from Olympia, Washington. Located on the west side of Pearl between Fourth and Fifth Streets, the building became known as the Olympia Block. It was another example of late Victorianesque architecture. The windows were arched and arranged in patterns of threes, all elaborately decorated with arches and friezes. During the 1890s the large corner building housed many businesses. The building was destroyed by fire on June 17, 1979.A supplement to West Shore (magazine) commissioned by Leonhard & Ross of Ellensburgh, Washington. A 24 1/2" x 34 1/2" poster of the Ellensburgh building built or being built after the July 4th 1889 fire. Twenty-six buildings or blocks illustrated. Reverse side contained two full pages of information about Ellensburg and the Kittitas Valley. F. Leonhard and P. H. W. Ross Real Estate advertisement.

Creator

West Shore Print (magazine) Portland, Oregon & Spokane Falls, Washington.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

December 1889.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Type

3 1/2"x6 1/4" colored lithograph of illustration from original poster.

Identifier

BLD-034