Lester Hotel, 1906

Lester Hotel, 1906 (HMZL3)

Location: San Diego, CA 92101 San Diego County
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N 32° 42.68', W 117° 9.66'

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The first floor of this building has a colorful tenant history. The Goodwill Bar operated from 1906 to 1945. In 1945, Mike McIntosh and Sam Dini purchased the business. They were responsible for the "McDini" corned beef sandwhich of local fame. In 1923, Aurelis Abito opened the International Pool Hall. Abito was a pioneer member of San Diego's Philipino Community. The second floor was known as Hotel Lester from 1915 to 1984.
HM NumberHMZL3
Series This marker is part of the California: Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego series
Marker Number5
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 5:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 484911 N 3619297
Decimal Degrees32.71133333, -117.16100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 42.68', W 117° 9.66'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 42' 40.80" N, 117° 9' 39.60" W
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Area Code(s)619, 858, 949, 310, 510,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 557 4th Ave, San Diego CA 92101, US
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