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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZLB_frey-block-1911_San-Diego-CA.html
The Frey Block Building contains a rich ethnic history. In its first few years, the Frey brothers from France operated a second hand store here. The site later housed several Oriental restaurants. Near one entrance, one can find a tile advertiseme…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZL9_cotheret-building-1903_San-Diego-CA.html
Throughout the Gaslamp, this is the only building with an original second story balcony. The upstairs has operated as rented rooms under the names of the Cotheret, Ardmore, and Gaslamp Hotel. The Canary Cottage, run by San Diego's most notorious m…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZL8_quin-building-1930_San-Diego-CA.html
In 1930, this Spanish Colonial Revival style structure was built in the heart of Chinatown for Thomas A. Quin. The top portion had two apartments, and the bottom floor was a combination storefront and storage space. Seven years after its construct…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZL6_casa-de-thomas-addition-1930_San-Diego-CA.html
While it appears to be part of the Quin Building, this structure is actually a separate addition built by Thomas Quin. Between 1930 and 1944, it was leased to several proprietors, and operated as an automobile service garage known as the Empire Ga…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZL3_lester-hotel-1906_San-Diego-CA.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZKB_chinese-laundry-1923_San-Diego-CA.html
The south half of this building was the Hop Lee Chong Laundry, a Chinese laundry in continuous use from the building's construction in 1923 until 1964. The north half was the home of several Oriental businesses such as the "American Company", "Sun…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZE9_pacifica-hotel-1910_San-Diego-CA.html
This building has been the home to several hotels beginning with the Midland in 1914. Later it was known as the New York, Seery, and finally Pacifica. In the 1930's, it catered to San Diego's military personnel. From 1917 to 1928, part of the buil…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZC8_tuna-fleet-service-world-war-ii-1941-1945_San-Diego-CA.html
During World War II, 600 fishing vessels were taken by the Navy, Army, and Coast Guard, including 52 "Tuna Clippers". On Pearl Harbor Day, the U.S. canned tuna industry was located almost exclusively in Southern California, and canners receive…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ8E_uss-san-diego-memorial_San-Diego-CA.html
Panel 1:USS San Diego (CL-53)Light CruiserCrew: 756 Officers and Men Battle RecordGuadalcanal to Tokyo Bay 1942 to 194534 Enemy Engagements - 18 Battle StarsSteamed 312,000 NMSecond most decorated ship in World War II,Never lost a man to enemy …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ46_gun-platform-no-2-1945_San-Diego-CA.html
The three weapons are 3-inch 50 calibre duel purpose guns. Developed in the 1930s, the design was light weight for its time and used until automatic anti-aircraft weapons were perfected. This weapon was favored on smaller ships such as support ves…
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