Timkin Building, 1894

Timkin Building, 1894 (HMYS9)

Location: San Diego, CA 92101 San Diego County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 42.68', W 117° 9.62'

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Historic Building

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 at the 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.
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HM NumberHMYS9
Series This marker is part of the California: Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego series
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Marker Number55
Placed ByGaslamp Quarter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 2:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 484973 N 3619297
Decimal Degrees32.71133333, -117.16033333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 42.68', W 117° 9.62'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 42' 40.80" N, 117° 9' 37.20" W
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Area Code(s)619, 858, 949, 310, 510,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 429 Market St, San Diego CA 92101, US
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