Exchange Alley - Pasadena, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 34° 08.776 W 118° 08.945
11S E 394064 N 3778970
Quick Description: One of many historical markers in downtown Pasadena, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2021 10:45:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM13TX4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Named for the "Exchange Block Building" at 13-27 East Colorado Boulevard whose most important business was the Carlton Hotel, a first-class business hotel established in 1886. On the first floor were Harper & Reynolds Hardware Company and Alexander Cruikshank's Dry Goods Store, later known as "The Bon Accord." In 1904, The First National Bank of Pasadena moved from the northwest corner to the northeast corner of Colorado Boulevard and Fair Oaks Avenue, thereby locating it immediately south of Exchange Alley."
Group that erected the marker: One Colorado

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Pasadena, CA, USA


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

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