333 E Street

Designed by architect Knowles Evans, the Georgeson Building was the first four-story building constructed in Humboldt County in 1903. Designed in the Renaissance Revival style, the elevations are original above the rehabilitated main floor. On the second and third floors, Ionic pilasters separate the bays; windows are separated by classical pilasters on the second floor. Belt course and Sullicanesque spandrel panels appear between the second and third floors, and arched, paired windows linked by architrave moldings provide a rich textural feeling. A wide, blank frieze separates the third from the fourth floor, where paired windows are found below the elaborate garland frieze and the wide, pressed tin cornice. The building has recently been rehabilitated. (Green book)