Railroad Square

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Railroad Square

Originally built for use as a regional wholesale distribution center, Railroad Square (formerly the Channel Commercial Building) is an excellent example of early 20th century Romanesque Revival style masonry construction, with most of the original interior and exterior detailing remaining intact. This structure played a vital role in the early growth of San Luis Obispo, serving as the commercial hub for the emerging railroad district through the1950s. The building and property is listed as a “Master List Historic Resource” for the City of San Luis Obispo and is the largest 3-story masonry structure in the entire county.