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Costa Mesa in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch 1923(c)

 
 
Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
1. Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch Marker
Inscription.
Costa Mesa Historical Site
Costa Mesa

Bank of Balboa,
Costa Mesa
Branch
1923(c)

 
Erected 2009 by City of Costa Mesa, Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 33° 38.459′ N, 117° 55.126′ W. Marker is in Costa Mesa, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Newport Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in sidewalk in front of Persian Treasure Rugs. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1816 Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa CA 92627, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wayside Market 1920(c) (here, next to this marker); TeWinkle Hardware 1922(c) (a few steps from this marker); Post Office 1925(c) (a few steps from this marker); Model Drug Store 1928(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Pink's Drugs 1933(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Meyers Department Store 1924(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Alpha Beta Store 1924(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis Barbershop & Soda Fountain 1921(c) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Costa Mesa.
 
Also see . . .
Persian Treasure Rugs image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
2. Persian Treasure Rugs
 Costa Mesa Walk of History Revealed. Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch (1923-1932). On the bank's first day, it had 300 depositors. The bank closed after excessive withdrawals during the Depression. (Submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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