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Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Hihn Building

 
 
The Hihn Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
1. The Hihn Building Marker
Inscription. The medico-dental building, erected by Frederick A. Hihn in 1894, stood on this site until it was destroyed by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

This building was constructed by Gloria Hihn Welsh in 1994.
General Contractor
Darrow Palmer Construction

Architect
Thacher & Thompson Architects

 
Location. 36° 58.369′ N, 122° 1.557′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling south on Pacific Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz CA 95060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theatre Del Mar (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Theatre Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); University Town Center (about 400 feet away); Santa Cruz County Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pacific Avenue Commercial Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tom Scribner (approx. 0.2 miles away); People's Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Cruz County World War Memorial (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Hihn Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
2. The Hihn Building and Marker
The marker is mounted to the right of the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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