Irvine Blacksmith Shop - Irvine, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Midnight Cobra
N 33° 40.563 W 117° 45.541
11S E 429640 N 3726496
Quick Description: Several buildings of the original town of Irvine, including an old blacksmith shop (1914) Irvine General Store (1910), the Irvine Hotel (circa1914), and a farmhouse are on the site. The buildings have been restored and converted for modern use.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2007 11:44:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM1Q9X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 16

Long Description:
Several buildings of the original town of Irvine, including a large agricultural warehouse or 'bean shed' (1896), the Irvine Bean and Grain Growers Association building (1947), Irvine General Store (1910), the Irvine Hotel (circa1914), an old blacksmith shop (1914) and a farmhouse are on the site. The buildings have been restored and converted for modern use.

The Blacksmith shop is now a Knollwood's hamburger joint.
Street address:
14952 Sand Canyon Avenue
Irvine, CA United States


County / Borough / Parish: Orange

Year listed: 1986

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Eugene Thomas

Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Industry

Current function: Restaurant

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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