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Carriage Works, 1890

 
 
Carriage Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Applewhite, May 11, 2014
1. Carriage Works Marker
Inscription.  Constructed to house the wholesale business of Todd and Hawley, which operated here until 1902. Their stock was purchased by Lyons Implement Company, which carried a complete line of Studebaker vehicles, including buggies and wagons. Along with Lyons, San Diego Gas & Electric, San Diego Farm and Dairy Supply, a tent and awning company and Volunteers of America have occupied the building. (Marker Number 127.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 32° 42.749′ N, 117° 9.657′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of G Street and 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on G Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 G 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. Broker's Building, 1889 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lester Hotel, 1906 (about 400 feet away); Timkin Building, 1894 (about 500 feet away); Pacifica Hotel, 1910 (about 500 feet away); Keating Building, 1890
Carriage Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2018
2. Carriage Works Marker
The marker is on the corner of the building, at far right.
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(about 500 feet away); Montijo Building 1881 (about 500 feet away); Marston Block, 1881 (about 500 feet away); I.O.O.F. Building, 1882 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
More about this marker. Was replaced at one time. Was originally #12 of the San Diego Gaslamp District Marker Collection
 
Carriage Works Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith Applewhite, May 18, 2012
3. Carriage Works Building
City of San Diego Historical Site No. 127 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, 2018
4. City of San Diego Historical Site No. 127
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2021, by Keith Applewhite of Laguna Beach, California. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 5, 2021, by Keith Applewhite of Laguna Beach, California.   2. submitted on May 11, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on May 5, 2021, by Keith Applewhite of Laguna Beach, California.   4. submitted on May 11, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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