Ogden in Weber County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Palace Billiard Hall
272 - 25th Street
The earliest businesses known to have occupied the building were the Palace Billiard Hall; Waker & Solomon, Cigars; and G.W. Jones, Railroad Ticket Broker and Real Estate (upstairs). The first long-term business was Edwin Williams; Grocery (1895-1902). The building housed a billiard hall from 1911 until 1917, changing owners almost every year; the majority of owners were members of the Japanese community which existed in the city. Businesses known to have occupied the building after 1935 include LaSalle Tavern, Calico Cat Bar, and Swan Club Tavern. The building was renovated in 1989 to accommodate the present owner-occupant, Great Harvest Bread Company.
Erected 1995 by Ogden City Landmarks Commission.
Location. 41° 13.25′ N, 111° 58.439′ W. Marker is in Ogden, Utah, in Weber County. Marker is on 25th Street (East 2500 South) near Grant Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 272 25th Street, Ogden UT 84401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Livingston Confectionary (here, next to this marker); Gasberg Building (a few steps from this marker); The Solomon C. Stephens Building (a few steps from this marker); Union Restaurant and Switch European Lodgings (within shouting distance of this marker); Creston Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); London Ice Cream Parlor (within shouting distance of this marker); Kansas City Liquor House (within shouting distance of this marker); Davenport Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ogden.
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