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San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Taihei Hotel

 
 
Taihei Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
1. Taihei Hotel Marker
Inscription.  Mr. Taketa built this hotel around 1915 to accommodate traveling businessmen and dignitaries to San Jose. There used to be a lot of people playing the game Go in the lobby.
Jimi Yamaichi, 2007
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Asian Americans.
 
Location. 37° 20.953′ N, 121° 53.652′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Street and North 5th Street, on the left when traveling east on Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Jackson Street, San Jose CA 95112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nihonmachi (within shouting distance of this marker); Dobashi Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Mr. Peckham (within shouting distance of this marker); Kawakami Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Takalkni Printing (within shouting distance of this marker); The Second Buddhist Church (within shouting distance of this marker);
Taihei Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
2. Taihei Hotel Marker
Tom & Mary’s Snack Shop & Dr. Watanabe’s Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Japantown Garage (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
 
Additional keywords. Japantown
 
Detail from the Taihei Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
3. Detail from the Taihei Hotel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 626 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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