Ax Billy Dept Store - Eugene Oregon - 1910
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
N 44° 02.934 W 123° 05.554
10T E 492584 N 4877308
Quick Description: The Ax Billy Dept. Store was the largest department store in Eugene when it opened in 1910. This vintage ad if for new arrivals in September of it's opening year.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2008 2:14:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM59GZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161
Views: 25

Long Description:

Constructed in 1909-1910, The Ax Billy Building was designed by W.T. Campbell as a two-story structure with a full basement. Reported to be the second largest department store in Oregon at the time. This location is now the home of the Downtown Athletic Club. The private, members only club gives nod to the locations heritage with the Ax Billy Grill.

The structure was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982 and is one of the locations featured in the City of Eugene Historic Preservation's, Virtual Tour of Downtown Historic Buildings.

Specials from our grocery section
3 cans of condensed milk 25 cents, 6 bars of white soap 25 cents,
3 packages of Quaker Corn Flakes 25 cents.

Dining chairs for $2.25, rockers for $5.00, iron beds for $2.75
and ladies desks starting at $7.65.

Name of publication (required):
Eugene Daily Guard

Date of Publication (required):
Friday, September 30, 1910

Does the ad identify the location of the company?: yes

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