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Early Shopping Emporiums of San Diego: “Shop ‘till you drop” 1880’s style

Marston Building, 1881 548 C Street Architects: Stewart Brothers Style – Italianate Victorian Whitney Department Store Building, 1923 and 1936 914-924 6th Avenue Architect: F.W. Stevenson Modern Linear Design It’s the holiday season! Time for feasting, caroling, and yes, shopping.  For our Victorian ancestors buying a gift for a special loved one was also a […]