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

Alpha Beta Store 1924(c)

 
 
Alpha Beta Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
1. Alpha Beta Store Marker
Inscription.
Costa Mesa Historical Site
Costa Mesa

Alpha Beta
Store
1924(c)

 
Erected 2009 by City of Costa Mesa, Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 33° 38.476′ N, 117° 55.109′ 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 Nat Design Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1822 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. Pink's Drugs 1933(c) (here, next to this marker); Costa Mesa Garage 1922(c) (here, next to this marker); Mesa Tavern 1928(c) (a few steps from this marker); Braddy's Barber Shoppe 1921(c) (a few steps from this marker); Chapman Billiard Parlor 1928(c) (a few steps from this marker); TeWinkle Hardware 1922(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennant Bakery 1925(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch 1923(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.
Nat Design Center image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
2. Nat Design Center
Alpha Beta Store (1924). It was the 13th store in the chain. In 1929, a refrigerated fruit and vegetable department was added. (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 309 times since then and 2 times this year. 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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