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Casa de Thomas Addition, 1930

 
 
Casa de Thomas Addition, 1930 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maja Tajima, February 16, 2012
1. Casa de Thomas Addition, 1930 Marker
Inscription.  While it appears to be part of the Quin Building, this structure is actually a separate addition built by Thomas Quin. Between 1930 and 1944, it was leased to several proprietors, and operated as an automobile service garage known as the Empire Garage. In 1944, Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Company used it for auxiliary storage space. It continued to serve as a warehouse for several years, then was converted for use as a restaurant.
 
Erected by Gaslamp Quarter. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the San Diego - Gaslamp Quarter series list.
 
Location. 32° 42.721′ N, 117° 9.291′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on 4th Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 4th Avenue, 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. I.O.O.F. Building, 1882 (approx. ¼ mile away); George Hill Building, 1897
Casa de Thomas Addition, 1930 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maja Tajima, February 16, 2012
2. Casa de Thomas Addition, 1930 Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); St. James Hotel, 1912 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sheldon Block (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marston Block, 1881 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Timkin Building, 1894 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Lincoln Hotel 1913 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Montijo Building 1881 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Casa de Thomas Addition image. Click for full size.
By Maja Tajima, February 16, 2012
3. Casa de Thomas Addition
The Casa de Thomas Addition is seen here to the right of the attached Quin Building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by Maja Tajima of San Diego, California. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2012, by Maja Tajima of San Diego, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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