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Yuma in Yuma County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Venegas Store

1924

 

—Brinley Historic District —

 
Venegas Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
1. Venegas Store Marker
Inscription. This early commercial block was built by Jose Maria Venegas as a storehouse/dry goods outlet. The sheltered arcade is typical of southwest design of the period. The family also owned the Yuma Steam laundry in this neighborhood.

Dedicated December 1999, by the City of Yuma
for the preservation of our heritage.

Mayor Marilyn R Young
Council Members
Bobby Brooks – Karen Hill – Louise Renault
Art Everett – Frank Irr – Ema Lea Shoop
Joyce Wilson – City Administrator
Michael Steel – Director of Community Development

 
Erected 1999 by City of Yuma.
 
Location. 32° 43.446′ N, 114° 37.206′ W. Marker is in Yuma, Arizona, in Yuma County. Marker is on West 2nd Street east of South 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78 West 2nd Street, Yuma AZ 85364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ghiotto House (within shouting distance of this marker); Napoleon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gandolfo Theater (within shouting distance of this marker);
Venegas Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
2. Venegas Store Marker
E. F. Sanguinetti Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Temple – Lodge #17 (about 600 feet away); Yuma City Hall (about 600 feet away); Hotel San Carlos (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert G. Fowler (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Yuma.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Venegas Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
3. Venegas Store
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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