Jacoby Building

Also known as: Jacoby's Storehouse, Brizard Building
791 8th St., Arcata, California


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"JACOBY BUILDING - The basement and first story of this building were constructed in 1857 for Agustus Jacoby, and housed various mercantile firms during its early years as a principal supply point for the Klamath-Trinity mining camp trade. It served occasionally as a refuge in time of the Indian troubles from 1858 through 1864. It was acquired by A. Brizard in 1880." - California Historic Landmark No.783

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 17, 1982
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Victorian: Renaissance
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Professional; Hotel; Warehouse
Current functions
Professional; Specialty store; Restaurant
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1857; 1880; 1907

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Add historical information
  • October 24, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger