Mercantile Place

Mercantile Place (HM1CN4)

Location: Pasadena, CA 91105 Los Angeles County
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N 34° 8.704', W 118° 8.958'

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This well-named service road ran behind some of the most important retail merchants that fronted Colorado Boulevard from 1887 to the end of the 19th century. Among the retailers in this block were Hertel's Dry Goods, J.W. Woods (The Druggist who later became a well-known local historian), and Conrad & Hotaling, Men's Outfitters. A.C. Vroman established his first bookshop on this block in 1894. This block also was the location of Valley Union Newspaper offices and shops for a grocer, a confectioner, a baker and a jeweler.
HM NumberHM1CN4
Placed ByArroyo Group, Ray Spano and Larry Morrison
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 4:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 394042 N 3778837
Decimal Degrees34.14506667, -118.14930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 8.704', W 118° 8.958'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 8' 42.24" N, 118° 8' 57.48" W
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Area Code(s)626, 310, 323, 818
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena CA 91105, US
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