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Timkin Building - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 32° 42.686 W 117° 09.631
11S E 484956 N 3619308
Quick Description: Located at 425 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2016 6:28:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMRQXF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

"Timkin Building, 1894

Henry Timkin invented the roller bearing for the
horse-drawn carriage, and was one of San
Diego's leading real estate investors. In 1894, he
built this building atthe cost of $7,200. It is
most notable for the top brick overhang and the
large second-floor skylights. The first tenant was
the Mint Saloon, which also operated furnished
rooms on the second floor. Later the ground
floor housed a clothing store, a shooting gallery,
and a Multi-Cultural Center."
Group that erected the marker: Gaslamp Quarter

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
425 Market St
San Diego, CA USA


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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