Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Kuni Wada Bakery Remembrance
Erected 2007 by Memphis UrbanArt Commission.
Location. 35° Touch for map. The memorial is in a lot which contains a power unit for the Madison Avenue trolley line. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1310 Madison Avenue, Memphis TN 38104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane Terrell Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Congregational Church (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); St. John's United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); The Memphis 13/Bruce Elementary (approx. 0.6 miles away); Annesdale Park Subdivision (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bettis Family Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Russwood Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Campbell Clinic (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . .
1. Kuni Wada Bakery Remembrance. (Submitted on October 6, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
2. World War II and Memphis, Tennessee. (Submitted on October 6, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
3. Biography of Sanjit Sethi, designer of this monument. (Submitted on October 6, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
When the work by Sanjit Sethi was installed, the box contained a system that spread a scent twice a day that smelled like bread baking in the area. The goal was for someone in the area smelling the scent to follow it to the marker, which remains at the site today.
From the Memphis Daily News, Nov. 1, 2012 By Bill Dries
— Submitted October 6, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.
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