Little Italy Landmark Sign

Little Italy Landmark Sign (HM22H9)

Location: San Diego, CA 92101 San Diego County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 43.407', W 117° 10.1'

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Little Italy - San Diego - California

The Little Italy Landmark Sign was dedicated and lit at the 7th Annual Little Italy Festa on the evening of October 8, 2000. The landmark sign was constructed as a tribute to this immigrant neighborhood which, until the late 1960s, was the hub of the world's tuna fishing and canning industry. The nautical theme can be seen in the portholes at the top of the pillars, the blue neon of the lettering and the cable span which holds up the sign. The mosaic tile work on each side of the street tells how this immigrant community is historically tied to the bay, the church and the Italian homeland. This sign is a testament to the preservation of Little Italy's cultural heritage and to the ongoing reitalization of this dynamic urban ethnic neighborhood in Downtown San Diego. This sign was designed and create by: The Little Italy Design Committee, The Little Italy Association Board, New City America, Inc. Deform, Mielke Design, UltraSign.
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HM NumberHM22H9
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Placed ByThe Centre City Developement Corporation, Councilman Byron Wear, City of San Diego
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 484226 N 3620641
Decimal Degrees32.72345000, -117.16833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.407', W 117° 10.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 24.42" N, 117° 10' 6" W
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Area Code(s)619, 858, 949, 310, 510,
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1731-1735 India St, San Diego CA 92101, US
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