Ellensburgh City Hall.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

West Shore Print (magazine) Portland, Oregon & Spokane Falls, Washington., “Ellensburgh City Hall.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed December 19, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8484.

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Title

Ellensburgh City Hall.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Historic buildings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Ellensburg (Washington) -- Buildings, Historic; Ellensburg City Hall (Wash.); Public buildings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg

Description

After the July 4th 1889 fire, the city of Ellensburg planned to build a large, impressive City Hall. This city hall illustrated in the West Shore magazine was never built. Ellensburg, recovering from the fire that destroyed most of the downtown business district, did not have the capital to finance a large city hall. A much smaller, two story brick structure was built on Pine Street between Third and Fourth Streets.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

8"x10" b/w photographic reproduced illustration from original lithograph poster.

Identifier

BLD-032