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Pacifica Hotel, 1910

 
 
Pacifica Hotel, 1910 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dean Whittle, February 9, 2012
1. Pacifica Hotel, 1910 Marker
Inscription. This building has been the home to several hotels beginning with the Midland in 1914. Later it was known as the New York, Seery, and finally Pacifica. In the 1930ís, it catered to San Diegoís military personnel. From 1917 to 1928, part of the building was used as storage by several Chinese companies, and from 1925 to 1928, it housed the Pacific Dance Hall.
 
Erected by Gaslamp Quarter. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego marker series.
 
Location. 32° 42.67′ N, 117° 9.66′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on 4th Avenue south of Market Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 551 4th Avenue, San Diego CA 92101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lester Hotel, 1906 (a few steps from this marker); Chinese Laundry, 1923 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bum - San Diegoís Official Town Dog / Greyfriars Bobby (within shouting distance of this marker); Timkin Building, 1894 (within shouting distance of this
Pacifica Hotel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dean Whittle, February 9, 2012
2. Pacifica Hotel and Marker
Marker is visible to the right of the entrance door.
marker); Quin Building, 1930 (within shouting distance of this marker); Horton Grand - Kahle Saddlery – 1886 (within shouting distance of this marker); William Heath Davis House, 1850 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); I.O.O.F. Building, 1882 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Pacifica Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Dean Whittle, February 9, 2012
3. Pacifica Hotel
Stairway to the Second Floor image. Click for full size.
By Dean Whittle, February 9, 2012
4. Stairway to the Second Floor
Marque Sign - Pacifica Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Dean Whittle, February 9, 2012
5. Marque Sign - Pacifica Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2012, by Dean Whittle of San Diego, California. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on February 9, 2012. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 9, 2012, by Dean Whittle of San Diego, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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