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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYY3_lloyd-t-lowrey-plaza_San-Diego-CA.html
Lloyd T. Lowrey was a parks designer and landscape architect. he was a designer of the Blue Ridge Parkway, which connects the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina, and Director of San Di…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYY1_marston-block-1881_San-Diego-CA.html
In 1881, George Marston located his third department store in this two-story Victorian Italian-style building. It remained here until 1896 when it was relocated to a larger building. Until the 1970s, Marston's was the largest and most successful S…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYWZ_keating-building-1890_San-Diego-CA.html
This Romanesque-style structure was financed by George Keating, but he passed away before its completion. His wife Fannie directed the completion, which is evidenced in the more feminine and decorative appearance of the upper floors. In 1893, San …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYWQ_sheldon-block_San-Diego-CA.html
This solid brick building was once four-stories high with a basement. The first floor was for retail, while the upper floors were for offices and lodging. Unfortunately, the upper floors had to be removed, because the structure was weakened when t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYU1_i-o-o-f-building-1882_San-Diego-CA.html
A joint effort of the Masonic and Odd Fellows Lodges, this Classical Revival-style building required nearly a decade to complete due to a lack of money and materials. A parade kicked off the long awaited laying of the cornerstone, into which was p…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYTF_george-hill-building-1897_San-Diego-CA.html
This three-story structure was built to replace the landmark Horton's Hall, which was partially destroyed by fire. The building was designed for five storerooms on the first floor, and thirty offices on the upper floors. The San Diego Normal Schoo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYS9_timkin-building-1894_San-Diego-CA.html
Henry Timkin invented the roller bearing for the horse-drawn carriage, and was one of San Diego's leading real estate investors. In 1894 he built this building at the cost of $7,200. It is most notable for the top brick overhang and the large seco…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYRY_ingram-plaza_San-Diego-CA.html
Panel 1This plaza is dedicated to the memory ofOsmond K. IngramGunner's Mate First ClassUnited States Navywho sacrificed his lifein an effort to save his ship and shipmatesduring an engagementbetween the U.S.S. Cassinand a German submarineon Octob…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYQ4_balboa-theatre_San-Diego-CA.html
The Balboa TheatreHas been placed on theNational Registerof Historic Placesby the United StatesDepartment of the Interior1924
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYNP_horton-grand-kahle-saddlery-1886_San-Diego-CA.html
San Diego's oldest Victorian hotel, the Grand Hotel was renamed the Hotel Horton in 1907, and is now the Horton Grand. In 1981, the Horton and the Kahle Saddlery, both located at different sites and slated for demolition, were disassembled, moved …
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