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Costa Mesa in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pink's Drugs 1933(c)

 
 
Pink's Drugs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
1. Pink's Drugs Marker
Inscription.
Costa Mesa Historical Site
Costa Mesa

Pink's
Drugs
1933(c)

 
Erected 2009 by City of Costa Mesa, Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 33° 38.474′ N, 117° 55.112′ W. Marker is in Costa Mesa, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Newport Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in sidewalk in front of Surf and Skate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1820 Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa CA 92627, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alpha Beta Store 1924(c) (here, next to this marker); Costa Mesa Garage 1922(c) (a few steps from this marker); Mesa Tavern 1928(c) (a few steps from this marker); Braddy's Barber Shoppe 1921(c) (a few steps from this marker); TeWinkle Hardware 1922(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapman Billiard Parlor 1928(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch 1923(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Wayside Market 1920(c) (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Costa Mesa.
 
Also see . . .  Costa Mesa Walk of History Revealed.
Surf and Skate image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
2. Surf and Skate
Pink's Drugs (1933-1979). The store was famous for its marble-topped soda fountain that was damaged in the 1933 earthquake. Alvin Pinkley served as mayor of Costa Mesa. (Submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 267 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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