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Mills Place

 
 
Mills Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
1. Mills Place Marker
Inscription. Named for Alexander Fraser Mills, a nurseryman who planted a citrus grove on 7 1/2 acres at the northwest corner of Colorado Boulevard and Fair Oaks Avenue in 1878. Mills Place was originally named "Ward Alley." In 1885, a fire at this site destroyed a laundry establishment owned by Chinese settlers.
 
Erected by Pasadena Heritage.
 
Location. 34° 8.757′ N, 118° 9.106′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on West Colorado Blvd, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 West Colorado Blvd, Pasadena CA 91105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christensen Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Bonham Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); McCormick Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwin Alley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fraiser Alley (about 300 feet away); Martin Alley (about 400 feet away); Exchange Alley (about 500 feet away); Mercantile Place (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Pasadena.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Mills Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
2. Mills Place Marker
Mills Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
3. Mills Place Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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