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11 Broker's Building, 1889

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11 Broker's Building, 1889 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Applewhite, December 22, 2012
1. 11 Broker's Building, 1889 Marker
Inscription.  The original building on this site housed Klauber's and Levi's wholesale business. It suffered from a collapsed foundation in 1887 and was destroyed by fire in 1888. Rebuilt in 1889, this building continued to be home to Abraham Klauber's and Simon Levi's wholesale enterprise. They remained until 1929, occupying the basement and first floor and were the only tenants until 1903. The third floor was added in 1909. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 32° 42.692′ N, 117° 9.651′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Fouth Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 422 Market Street, San Diego CA 92101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lester Hotel, 1906 (within shouting distance of this marker); Pacifica Hotel, 1910 (within shouting distance of this marker); Timkin Building, 1894 (within shouting distance of this marker); Montijo Building 1881
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Lewis Brick Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Pie Bakery 1884 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese Laundry, 1923 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lincoln Hotel 1913 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2020. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 20, 2020, by Keith Applewhite of Laguna Beach, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
 
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Mar. 8, 2021