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The Lewis Brick Block

Stingaree Hotel, 1887

 
 
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By Denise Boose, August 7, 2016
1. The Lewis Brick Block Marker
Inscription. Known as the Lewis Brick Block, the upper floors were referred to as the Stingaree Hotel in reference to the area's red-light district. The main floor was used for a cigar and tobacco shop, billiard hall and revival center. This Victorian building is characterized by decorative brick arches over the second story windows and stepped brickwork along the roof line.
 
Erected by Gaslamp Quarter Association, Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation, San Diego Historical Society. (Marker Number 59.)
 
Location. 32° 42.66′ N, 117° 9.623′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on 5th Avenue north of Island Avenue, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 542 5th Avenue, San Diego CA 92101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lincoln Hotel 1913 (a few steps from this marker); Montijo Building 1881 (a few steps from this marker); Yamada Building, 1869 (within shouting distance of this marker); Timkin Building, 1894 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese Laundry, 1923 (within shouting
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By Denise Boose, August 7, 2016
2. The Lewis Brick Block Marker
distance of this marker); Callan Hotel 1878 (within shouting distance of this marker); Pacifica Hotel, 1910 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bum - San Diego’s Official Town Dog / Greyfriars Bobby (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
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By Denise Boose, August 7, 2016
3. The Lewis Brick Block Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2017, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2017, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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