Bishop Building

Bishop Building (HM21JX)

Location: Baker City, OR 97814 Baker County
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N 44° 46.698', W 117° 49.776'

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The Bishop Building stands as a testament to the strength and durability of volcanic tuff, which was used to construct many of Baker City's major buildings during the first decade of the 1900s. A fire gutted the building in 1940, but it remained structurally sound and soon was remodeled and reoccupied.
The building was constructed in 1908 for Frank W. Bishop, who operated a plumbing and hardware business in half of the building and rented the other half. Bishop also had mining interests in Baker County.
Following the 1940 fire, the upper facade of the building was covered by a solid plaster front. The plaster was removed in 1987 to restore the building's original appearance.
HM NumberHM21JX
Placed ByHistoric Baker City, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 434363 N 4958657
Decimal Degrees44.77830000, -117.82960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 46.698', W 117° 49.776'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 46' 41.88" N, 117° 49' 46.56" W
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Area Code(s)541
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2100-2170 OR-7, Baker City OR 97814, US
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