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Pizza Pete's Cafe

 
 
Pizza Pete's Cafe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, October 9, 2011
1. Pizza Pete's Cafe Marker
Inscription.  The building was built by Mr. Smith in 1924 as the first marine hardware store in Orange County. Mr Curtis Herberts Sr. purchased the property in 1941 and donated the premises to the U.S.O. for the duration of World War II. The northern half of the building was leased to the Pizza Pete's Cafe in 1946 and has kept the same name through three different owners, all of whom were named Pete.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
 
Location. 33° 36.172′ N, 117° 53.972′ W. Marker is in Newport Beach, California, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Edgewater Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport Beach CA 92661, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Balboa Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Balboa Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Balboa Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); Balboa Village (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Balboa Pavilion
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Rendezvous Ballroom (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Water-to-Water Flight (about 700 feet away); First Ferry Service Between Balboa and Balboa Island (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport Beach.
 
Pizza Pete's Cafe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, October 9, 2011
2. Pizza Pete's Cafe Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 10, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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