Coos Bay Historic Buildings
Elks Temple: 170 S. Second St (1920 National Register). This building was the Elk's Club from 1920 to 1980. It went through extensive restoration and was reopened in 1985.
Chandler Hotel and Annex: 187 W. Central (1909 and 1913 National Register). The hotel served as a central point for future downtown development. The restoration of the building began in summer of 1985.
Tioga Hotel - 275 N. Broadway (1925, 1928, completed 1948 National Register). The Great Depression and World War Two put a halt to the construction of the tallest building on the Oregon Coast. The building has since been remodeled to provide housing for seniors.
Joseph W. Bennett House - 202 Alder St. Joseph Bennett and his father came from Ireland in 1873. His father became the founder of Bandon, Oregon while Joseph established the Flannagan and Bennett Bank of Coos Bay.
Nels Rasmussen House - 276 Birch St. Founded in 1893, Mr. Rasmussen had this house built as a present for his bride - Miss Jenny Larson.
Myrtle Arms Apartments - Sixth and Central (1914 National Register Nominee). This is one of the rather rare buildings in city that combines both mission and pueblo styles in its' architecture . It was one of the first large apartment buildings in the city and today maintains many of its original features.
R. F. Williams House - 936 Central Ave. Built 1896. This house was built for a local banker. The stones in the foundation of the house came to the area as "ballast" aboard sailing ships.
Andrew Nasburg House - 687 N. Third St (1884 National Register nomination). The Nasburg house was the home of a Swedish immigrant. He was the cities first postmaster and was also a local merchant.
Henry Sengstacken House - 682 N. Third St. (1904 National Register). Mr. Sengstacken was a German immigrant who became the mayor of Marshfield in 1903. He was a local businessman and landowner.
Siglin/Flanagan House - 474 Park. Built in 1889. Mr. Siglin was a major in the Union Army during the Civil War. He was an attorney and the editor of the first weekly newspaper in Coos Bay . Mr Flanagan was a banker and owned the Marshfield Water Company. He was also involved in logging and coal mining.