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Tanizawa Grocery

 
 
Tanizawa Grocery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
1. Tanizawa Grocery Marker
Inscription. We had everything in our store for the farmers. Dry goods. Work clothes. Japanese zori, tabi, pots and pans and dishes. We opened at seven in the morning and closed at ten at night everyday. Christmas day was one of the busiest days we had. New Year’s was the only day we were closed.
Jun Tanizawa
 
Location. 37° 20.894′ N, 121° 53.744′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Jackson Street west of North 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 Jackson Street, San Jose CA 95112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wing’s Chinese Restaurant (a few steps from this marker); Gran Oriente Filipino Masonic Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson Drugs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tom & Mary’s Snack Shop & Dr. Watanabe’s Office (about 400 feet away); Mr. Peckham (about 500 feet away); Nihonmachi (about 500 feet away); Japantowns (about 500 feet away); Japanese Kuwabara Hospital (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
 
Additional keywords. Japantown
 
Categories. Asian Americans
 
Tanizawa Grocery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
2. Tanizawa Grocery Marker
The Tanizawa Grocery was formerly located in the building in the background.
Detail from the Tanizawa Grocery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
3. Detail from the Tanizawa Grocery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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