• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Historic Leasing Program

verbauwhede's cigar store

With nearly 800,000 visitors arriving during the summer season, Skagway is a shopper's delight. The National Park Service is a part of this thriving enterprise, leasing nine restored historic structures in the heart of the Skagway historic district to private businesses.

As current leases expire, new leases will be awarded based on competitive bids received from prospective tenants. Occasionally, subleasing opportunities occur. Click here for a map showing where these buildings lie in the historic district.

Current Leasing Opportunities:

Boss Bakery

Request for Proposals

Prosposed Lease

Floor plan



Click on the name of the building below to learn more about current retail use.
Boas Tailor and Furrier Building

Boss Bakery Building

Hern Liquor Store and Pacific Clipper Line Building

Lynch and Kennedy Dry Goods Building

The Red Front Building

Verbauwhedes Cigar Store and Confectionery Building

Verbauwhedes "Cribs" Building

Also for information on sign guidelines please click on the following link:

Klondike Gold Rush NHP Historic Leaseback Building Sign Guideline



Did You Know?

Historic photo of a tent camp along the Chilkoot Trail

During the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, Finnegan's Camp on the Chilkoot Trail was a tent city. There were saloons, restaurants and hotels all housed in tents.