1101 FULTON STREET
Built in 1914
Fresno's First Skyscraper
Originally named the Griffith-McKenzie Building
Ornate cornice is key identifying feature
Designed by George Kelham.
Tallest building in California when built
Elevators installed in 1936
Campbell's Ice Cream Parlor, and Samuel's Smoke house and Tobacco store made up the first floor with offices above.
student vision of this space
Transform the Helm building into a mixed-use building combining work live and play in one space. The first floor will be a marketplace similar to Pike Market Place, in Seattle Washington, where one can connect with local artisans and food explorations. The second and third floors proved housing for the local downtown community.