Wendler Building Historic Marker in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. Photo by Jimmy Emerson, DVM on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).
"Built in 1915, this is the first permanent building constructed in Anchorage and is now the oldest building still standing here. It was erected to house the Larson-Wendler Company, the city's first general merchandising store."
STATE of ALASKA
Governor Walter J. Hickel
ALASKA CENTENNIAL COMMISSION