Fish Market · 1906
— San Francisco Japantown History Walk —Kitaichi Sakai arrived in San Francisco in the 1890s. He worked as a cook and sold fish door-to-door from a horse and buggy. After the 1906 Earthquake he opened a combined grocery, fish market and ship's chandlery on Geary Street. The store's name Uoki comes from uo "fish" and ki "happiness,' one of the kanji in Kitaichi's name.
|Placed By||Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 550226 N 4182187|
|Decimal Degrees||37.78566667, -122.42958333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 47.14', W 122° 25.775'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 47' 8.4" N, 122° 25' 46.5" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||415, 510|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1698 Post St, San Francisco CA 94115, US|
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