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Ideal Laundry

 
 
Ideal Laundry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
1. Ideal Laundry Marker
Inscription. Ideal Laundry designed and built especially for laundry work and housed in a handsome, two-story fireproof brick building, erected as a cost of $30,000. This new enterprise was founded by I. Tsurukawa, one of the leading men in the local Japanese Community who started this business in San Jose at 168 East Santa Clara.

Frank W. Murdock, Evening News, December 1929
 
Location. 37° 21.043′ N, 121° 53.66′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on North 6th Street south of East Taylor Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 665 North 6th Street, San Jose CA 95112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ken Ying Low (about 300 feet away); Yasunaga Produce and Transfer Company (about 400 feet away); The Second Buddhist Church (about 400 feet away); Old Japantown Garage (about 400 feet away); Kawakami Building (about 500 feet away); Taihei Hotel (about 500 feet away); Sumo Ring Site (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
 
Additional keywords.
Ideal Laundry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
2. Ideal Laundry Marker
Japantown

 
Categories. Asian AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
Detail from the Ideal Laundry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
3. Detail from the Ideal Laundry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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