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Pasadena in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Edwin Alley

 
 
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By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
1. Edwin Alley Marker
Inscription.  Named for General Edwin Ward, a major real estate investor and owner of the Ward Block and the Grand Hotel at the southwest corner of Colorado Boulevard and Fair Oaks Avenue originally named "Grimes Alley" after Charles Grimes whose restaurant and billiard hall at 19-25 South Fair Oaks Avenue was an important gathering place at the end of the 19th century.
 
Erected by Bickley Printing Company - Samuel, Calvin, & Phyllis Smith.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 34° 8.725′ N, 118° 9.069′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Mills Alley and Mills Place, on the right when traveling east on Mills Alley. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 Mills Place, Pasadena CA 91105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McCormick Alley (a few steps from this marker); Mills Place (a few steps from this marker); Miller Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); First Salvation Army Meeting (within
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By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
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shouting distance of this marker); Mercantile Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Fraser Alley (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Exchange Alley (about 400 feet away); Martin Alley (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
 
Edwin Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
3. Edwin Alley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2014. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on June 26, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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