Frey Block, 1911

Frey Block, 1911 (HMZLB)

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

N 32° 42.562', W 117° 9.758'

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The Frey Block Building contains a rich ethnic history. In its first few years, the Frey brothers from France operated a second hand store here. The site later housed several Oriental restaurants. Near one entrance, one can find a tile advertisement for the Kong Nam Cafe. In the 1950s, the corner became Crossroads Jazz Club, one of San Diego's most significant cultural landmarks. A showcase for local African-American talent, it was the birthplace of San Diego's jazz scene.
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HM NumberHMZLB
Series This marker is part of the California: Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego series
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Marker Number10
Placed ByGaslamp Quarter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 7:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 484757 N 3619079
Decimal Degrees32.70936667, -117.16263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 42.562', W 117° 9.758'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 42' 33.72" N, 117° 9' 45.48" W
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Area Code(s)619, 858, 949, 310, 510,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 285 J St, San Diego CA 92101, US
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