Bellingham Herald Building

1155 N State Street, Bellingham, WA


Bellingham Herald Building

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The Bellingham Herald building was constructed in 1926 for the Bellingham Publishing Company. The Bellingham Herald building is eligible for individual listing in the National Register of Historic Places at the local level of significance under Criteria A and C. The building is eligible under Criterion A for its association with newspaper publishing in Bellingham, under the area of significance of Communications. The building is also eligible under Criterion C as a striking representative example of Late Gothic Revival architecture in downtown Bellingham as designed by Bellingham architect Frederick Stanley Piper and Seattle architects Morrison & Stimson. The period of significance begins and ends in 1926 with the completion of the building's construction. The Bellingham Herald building continues to serve as the home for The Bellingham Herald, the most widely read newspaper in Whatcom County.

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  • August 10, 2014: Added by Dave King