Huntington Beach in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
126 Main Street
Historic Site of the Standard Market
The open air market contained a meat market, produce counters and the rainbow lunch counter, a popular meeting place. Night time protection was provided by front iron scissor gates.
As early as 1926, a market was operated on the site by J.W. McIntosh along with the Harris Homemade Candy Store, run by Joe Harris.
Erected 2000 by City of Huntington Beach, Historic Resources Board.
Location. 33° 39.473′ N, 118° 0.054′ W. Marker is in Huntington Beach, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Walnut Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Walnut Avenue, Huntington Beach CA 92648, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Duke Kahanamoku (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scout Cabin (approx. ¾ mile away); Auditorium and Tower (approx. 1.3 miles away); Newland House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of the S.R. Bowen Buildings (approx. 1.4 miles Courreges Ranch (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Bluff (approx. 3.2 miles away); Helm Tract (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington Beach.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 3, 4. submitted on January 31, 2012. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.