National Exchange Hotel

Also known as: Bicknell's Block
211 Broad St., Nevada City, California

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Description 

"The National Exchange Hotel opened for business on August 20, 1856, the exterior is virtually unchanged since its construction as three brick buildings in 1856. The National is one of the oldest continuously operating hotels west of the Rockies." - California Historic Landmark No.899

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 25, 1973
Reference number
73000416
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture; Communications
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Hotel
Current functions
Hotel; Business; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1856; 1890

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Added historical info
  • November 6, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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