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This table includes buildings in the Gaslamp Quarter Historic District in San Diego, California. The order of entries in the table is taken from a brochure printed by the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation titled Architectural Guide and Walking Tour Map. This order also corresponds to numbers listed at the top of historic building survey plaques on many Gaslamp Quarter buildings.

Buildings

No. Name Year Location Image Notes
1 William Heath Davis House 1850 410 Island Avenue
32°42′38″N 117°09′39″W / 32.710543°N 117.160695°W / 32.710543; -117.160695 (William Heath Davis House)
William Heath Davis House 1850.jpg The oldest surviving structure in New Town.
2 Chinese Laundry 1923 527 4th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′39″W / 32.710889°N 117.160907°W / 32.710889; -117.160907 (Chinese Laundry, San Diego)
Chinese Laundry 1923.jpg
3 Tai Sing Building 1923 539 4th Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′39″W / 32.710979°N 117.160907°W / 32.710979; -117.160907 (Tai Sing Building)
4 Pacifica Hotel 1910 547 4th Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′39″W / 32.71109°N 117.160899°W / 32.71109; -117.160899 (Pacifica Hotel)
Pacifica Hotel 1910.jpg
5 Lester Hotel 1905 417 Market Street
32°42′41″N 117°09′39″W / 32.711372°N 117.160811°W / 32.711372; -117.160811 (Lester Hotel)
Lester Hotel 1906.jpg
6 Quin Building 1930 500 4th Avenue
32°42′38″N 117°09′40″W / 32.710552°N 117.161157°W / 32.710552; -117.161157 (Quin Building)
Quin Building 1930.jpg
7 Quin Building Addition 1930 520 4th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′40″W / 32.710758°N 117.16117°W / 32.710758; -117.16117 (Quin Building Addition)
Quin Building Addition 1930.jpg
8 Cotheret Building 1903 536 4th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′40″W / 32.710904°N 117.16117°W / 32.710904; -117.16117 (Cotheret Building)
Cotheret Building 1903.jpg Also known as the Gaslamp Hotel
9 Royal Pie Bakery 1884 554 4th Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′40″W / 32.711035°N 117.161175°W / 32.711035; -117.161175 (Royal Pie Bakery)
10 Frey Block 1911 345 Market Street
32°42′41″N 117°09′40″W / 32.71136°N 117.161167°W / 32.71136; -117.161167 (Frey Block)
11 Broker's Building 1889 404 Market Street
32°42′42″N 117°09′39″W / 32.711667°N 117.160892°W / 32.711667; -117.160892 (Broker's Building)
Klauber-Wangenheim Building 1889.jpg Also known as the Klauber-Wangenheim Building
12 Carriage Works 1890 655 4th Avenue
32°42′44″N 117°09′39″W / 32.712173°N 117.160924°W / 32.712173; -117.160924 (Carriage Works)
Carriage Works 1890.jpg
13 Labor Temple Building 1907 743 4th Avenue
32°42′47″N 117°09′39″W / 32.713184°N 117.160918°W / 32.713184; -117.160918 (Labor Temple)
Labor Temple 1907.jpg Also known as Horton Parsons Hall
14 Paris Hotel 1910 409 F Street
32°42′49″N 117°09′39″W / 32.713509°N 117.160905°W / 32.713509; -117.160905 (Paris Hotel)
Paris Hotel 1910.jpg
15 Ingle Building 1906 801 4th Avenue
32°42′49″N 117°09′39″W / 32.71373°N 117.160921°W / 32.71373; -117.160921 (Ingle Building)
Ingle Building 1906.jpg Housed the Golden Lion Tavern
16 Exchange Club 1905 815 4th Avenue
32°42′50″N 117°09′39″W / 32.713938°N 117.160924°W / 32.713938; -117.160924 (Exchange Club)
Exchange Club 1905.jpg
17 Panama Cafe 1907 827 4th Avenue
32°42′51″N 117°09′39″W / 32.714066°N 117.160931°W / 32.714066; -117.160931 (Panama Cafe)
Panama Cafe 1907.jpg
18 Windsor Hotel 1887 843 4th Avenue
32°42′51″N 117°09′39″W / 32.714208°N 117.160931°W / 32.714208; -117.160931 (Windsor Hotel)
Windsor Hotel 1887.jpg
19 Lawyer's Block 1889 901 4th Avenue
32°42′53″N 117°09′39″W / 32.714804°N 117.160929°W / 32.714804; -117.160929 (Lawyer's Block)
20 Schmitt Building 1888 951 4th Avenue
32°42′55″N 117°09′39″W / 32.715366°N 117.160934°W / 32.715366; -117.160934 (Schmitt Building)
21 Granger Building 1904 964 5th Avenue
32°42′56″N 117°09′37″W / 32.715562°N 117.160285°W / 32.715562; -117.160285 (Granger Building)
Granger Block 1904.jpg
22 First National Bank Building 1884 904 5th Avenue
32°42′53″N 117°09′37″W / 32.714854°N 117.160301°W / 32.714854; -117.160301 (First National Bank Building)
San Diego Historic Landmark
23 Woolworth Building 1922 953 5th Avenue
32°42′55″N 117°09′36″W / 32.715395°N 117.160027°W / 32.715395; -117.160027 (Woolworth Building)
Woolworth Building 1886.jpg
24 Dalton Building 1911 939 5th Avenue
32°42′55″N 117°09′36″W / 32.715247°N 117.160033°W / 32.715247; -117.160033 (Dalton Building)
Universal Boot Shop 1911.jpg Also known as the Universal Boot Shop
25 Howard Building 1887 933 5th Avenue
32°42′55″N 117°09′36″W / 32.715174°N 117.160022°W / 32.715174; -117.160022 (Howard Building)
San Diego Jewelry and Loan.jpg Also known as Flagg Brothers Building
26 Watts–Robinson Building 1913 903 5th Avenue
32°42′53″N 117°09′36″W / 32.714797°N 117.160025°W / 32.714797; -117.160025 (Watts-Robinson Building)
Watts-Robinson Building 1913.jpg
27 Onyx Hotel 1910 852 5th Avenue
32°42′52″N 117°09′37″W / 32.714353°N 117.160314°W / 32.714353; -117.160314 (Onyx Building)
Onyx Hotel 1910.jpg
28 San Diego Hardware Building 1910 840 5th Avenue
32°42′51″N 117°09′37″W / 32.71424°N 117.160285°W / 32.71424; -117.160285 (San Diego Hardware Building)
San Diego Hardware 1910.jpg
29 Ingersoll–Tutton Building 1894 832 5th Avenue
32°42′51″N 117°09′37″W / 32.714073°N 117.160293°W / 32.714073; -117.160293 (Ingersoll Tutton Building)
Ingersoll Tutton Building, 1894.jpg
30 Mercantile Building 1894 822 5th Avenue
32°42′50″N 117°09′37″W / 32.713962°N 117.160285°W / 32.713962; -117.160285 (Mercantile Building)
Mercantile Building 1894.jpg
31 Keating Building 1890 432 F Street
32°42′50″N 117°09′38″W / 32.713762°N 117.160426°W / 32.713762; -117.160426 (Keating Building)
Keating Building 1890.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
32 Louis Bank of Commerce 1888 835 5th Avenue
32°42′51″N 117°09′36″W / 32.71424°N 117.160039°W / 32.71424; -117.160039 (Louis Bank of Commerce Building)
Louis Bank of Commerce 1888.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
33 Nesmith–Greely Building 1888 825 5th Avenue
32°42′51″N 117°09′36″W / 32.714087°N 117.160007°W / 32.714087; -117.160007 (Nesmith-Greely Building)
Nesmith-Greely Building 1888.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
34 Hubbell Building 1887 813-823 5th Avenue
32°42′50″N 117°09′36″W / 32.713933°N 117.160029°W / 32.713933; -117.160029 (Hubbell Building)
Hubbell Building 1886.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
35 Marston Building 1881 809 5th Avenue
32°42′50″N 117°09′36″W / 32.713807°N 117.160023°W / 32.713807; -117.160023 (Marston Building)
Marston Block 1881.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
36 Spencer Ogden Building 1874 770 5th Avenue
32°42′49″N 117°09′37″W / 32.713484°N 117.160293°W / 32.713484; -117.160293 (Spencer Ogden Building)
Spencer-Ogden Building 1874.jpg
37 Loring Building 1873 764 5th Avenue
32°42′48″N 117°09′37″W / 32.713416°N 117.160277°W / 32.713416; -117.160277 (Loring Building)
Loring Building 1873.jpg
38 Fritz Building 1909 760 5th Avenue
32°42′48″N 117°09′37″W / 32.713378°N 117.16028°W / 32.713378; -117.16028 (Fritz Building)
39 Dunham Building 1888 750 5th Avenue
32°42′48″N 117°09′37″W / 32.713272°N 117.16028°W / 32.713272; -117.16028 (Dunham Building)
40 Pat's Little Theater 1906 746 5th Avenue
32°42′48″N 117°09′37″W / 32.7132°N 117.160277°W / 32.7132; -117.160277 (Pat's Little Theatre)
41 Llewelyn Building 1887 722 5th Avenue
32°42′47″N 117°09′37″W / 32.712965°N 117.160285°W / 32.712965; -117.160285 (Llewelyn Building)
Llewelyn Building 1887.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
42 Cole Block Building 1892 702 5th Avenue
32°42′46″N 117°09′37″W / 32.712714°N 117.160286°W / 32.712714; -117.160286 (Cole Block)
Cole Block 1891.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
43 William Penn Hotel 1920 511 F Street
32°42′49″N 117°09′36″W / 32.713545°N 117.159889°W / 32.713545; -117.159889 (William Penn Hotel)
New Hotel Oxford 1913.jpg Also known as the New Hotel Oxford.
44 Dream Theatre 1885 755 5th Avenue
32°42′48″N 117°09′36″W / 32.71334°N 117.160035°W / 32.71334; -117.160035 (Dream Theatre)
Dream Theatre 1885.jpg
45 Pierce-Field Building 1885 753 5th Avenue
32°42′48″N 117°09′36″W / 32.713353°N 117.160035°W / 32.713353; -117.160035 (Pierce-Field Building)
Pierce-Field Building 1885.jpg
46 Old City Hall 1874 664 5th Avenue
32°42′45″N 117°09′37″W / 32.712457°N 117.160282°W / 32.712457; -117.160282 (Old City Hall)
Old City Hall, San Diego.jpg Also known as the Commercial Bank Building
47 Bijou Theater 1875 658 5th Avenue
32°42′44″N 117°09′37″W / 32.712308°N 117.16028°W / 32.712308; -117.16028 (Bijou Theater)
Bijou Theater (Gaslamp Quarter), 1875.jpg Also known as the Old City Hall Addition
48 Backesto Building 1873 614 5th Avenue
32°42′44″N 117°09′37″W / 32.712107°N 117.160272°W / 32.712107; -117.160272 (Backesto Building)
Backesto Building 1873.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
49 Bancroft Building 1886 665 5th Avenue
32°42′45″N 117°09′36″W / 32.712387°N 117.160001°W / 32.712387; -117.160001 (Bancroft Building)
50 Casino Theatre 1912 643 5th Avenue
32°42′44″N 117°09′36″W / 32.712189°N 117.160003°W / 32.712189; -117.160003 (Casino Theatre)
Casino Theatre 1912.jpg
51 Yuma Building 1888 631 5th Avenue
32°42′43″N 117°09′36″W / 32.711943°N 117.159966°W / 32.711943; -117.159966 (Yuma Building)
Yuma Building 1882.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
52 Combination Store 1880 621 5th Avenue
32°42′43″N 117°09′36″W / 32.711943°N 117.159912°W / 32.711943; -117.159912 (Combination Store)
Combination Store 1880.jpg
53 McGurck Block 1887 611 5th Avenue
32°42′42″N 117°09′36″W / 32.711749°N 117.159998°W / 32.711749; -117.159998 (McGurck Block)
McGurck Block 1887.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark
54 Young Building 1883 421 Market Street
32°42′41″N 117°09′38″W / 32.711374°N 117.160631°W / 32.711374; -117.160631 (Young Building)
Sun Cafe 1922.jpg Also known as the Sun Cafe, a 1920s shooting gallery turned restaurant.
55 Timkin Building 1894 568 5th Avenue
32°42′41″N 117°09′37″W / 32.711376°N 117.160269°W / 32.711376; -117.160269 (Timkin Building)
56 Montijo Building 1895 560 5th Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′37″W / 32.711209°N 117.160255°W / 32.711209; -117.160255 (Montijo Building)
Montijo Building 1881.jpg
57 Marin Hotel 1888 552 5th Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′37″W / 32.711132°N 117.160253°W / 32.711132; -117.160253 (Marin Hotel)
San Diego Historic Landmark
58 Lowenstein Building 1887 544 5th Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′37″W / 32.71106°N 117.160255°W / 32.71106; -117.160255 (Lowenstein Building)
Lowenstein Building 1887.jpg Alternate spelling: Loewenstein
59 Lewis Brick Block, also known as Stingaree Hotel 1887 538 5th Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′37″W / 32.710995°N 117.160253°W / 32.710995; -117.160253 (Stingaree Hotel)
Lewis Brick Block, Stingaree Hotel 1887.jpg
60 Lincoln Hotel 1913 536 5th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′37″W / 32.710927°N 117.16025°W / 32.710927; -117.16025 (Lincoln Hotel)
Lincoln Hotel 1913.jpg
61 Yamada Building 1869 516 5th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′37″W / 32.710728°N 117.160264°W / 32.710728; -117.160264 (Yamada Building)
Yamada Building 1869.jpg
62 Callan Hotel 1878 502 5th Avenue
32°42′38″N 117°09′37″W / 32.710568°N 117.160258°W / 32.710568; -117.160258 (Callan Hotel)
63 Higgins–Begole Building 1887 527 5th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′36″W / 32.710816°N 117.159985°W / 32.710816; -117.159985 (Higgins Building)
64 Manila Cafe 1930 515 5th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′36″W / 32.71071°N 117.159878°W / 32.71071; -117.159878 (Manila Cafe)
Manila Cafe 1930.jpg
65 Nanking Building 1912 467 5th Avenue
32°42′37″N 117°09′36″W / 32.710259°N 117.159993°W / 32.710259; -117.159993 (Nanking Building)
66 Island Hotel 1877 449 5th Avenue
32°42′36″N 117°09′36″W / 32.710069°N 117.159985°W / 32.710069; -117.159985 (Island Hotel)
67 Grand Pacific Hotel 1887 366 5th Avenue
32°42′33″N 117°09′37″W / 32.709216°N 117.160245°W / 32.709216; -117.160245 (Grand Pacific Hotel)
68 Pioneer Warehouse 1918 301 4th Avenue
32°42′31″N 117°09′39″W / 32.708483°N 117.160883°W / 32.708483; -117.160883 (Pioneer Warehouse)
Pioneer Warehouse 1918.jpg A 1925 adjoining addition to the warehouse is at 310 5th Avenue.
69 Brunswig Drug Company 1900 383 5th Avenue
32°42′33″N 117°09′36″W / 32.709196°N 117.159971°W / 32.709196; -117.159971 (Brunswig Drug Building)
70 Buel–Town Building 1898 278 5th Avenue
32°42′30″N 117°09′36″W / 32.708219°N 117.159979°W / 32.708219; -117.159979 (Buel-Town Building)
Buel-Town Building 1898.jpg
71 Samuel I. Fox Building 1929 531 Broadway
32°42′56″N 117°09′34″W / 32.715653°N 117.159378°W / 32.715653; -117.159378 (Samuel I. Fox Building)
Samuel I. Fox Building 1929.jpg
72 St. James Hotel 1912 844 6th Avenue
32°42′51″N 117°09′34″W / 32.714138°N 117.159373°W / 32.714138; -117.159373 (St. James Hotel)
St. James Hotel 1912.jpg
73 Sheldon Block 1888 822 6th Avenue
32°42′50″N 117°09′34″W / 32.713958°N 117.159365°W / 32.713958; -117.159365 (Sheldon Block)
Sheldon Block 1888.jpg
74 George Hill Building 1897 527 F Street
32°42′49″N 117°09′34″W / 32.713527°N 117.159534°W / 32.713527; -117.159534 (George Hill Building)
George Hill Building 1897.jpg
75 Snyder Building 1923 748 6th Avenue
32°42′48″N 117°09′34″W / 32.713317°N 117.159378°W / 32.713317; -117.159378 (Snyder Building)
76 I.O.O.F. Building 1882 526 Market Street
32°42′42″N 117°09′34″W / 32.711665°N 117.159526°W / 32.711665; -117.159526 (I.O.O.F. Building)
IOOF Building 1882.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark, NRHP listing: #78000751
77 Alan John Factory 1908 568 6th Avenue
32°42′41″N 117°09′34″W / 32.711268°N 117.159341°W / 32.711268; -117.159341 (Alan John Factory)
Alan John Factory 1908.jpg
78 Simmons Hotel 1906 540 6th Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′34″W / 32.711033°N 117.159352°W / 32.711033; -117.159352 (Simmons Hotel)
Simmons Hotel 1906.jpg
79 Sterling Hardware Building 1924 530 6th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′34″W / 32.710895°N 117.159349°W / 32.710895; -117.159349 (Sterling Hardware Building)
Sterling Hardware 1887.jpg
80 New York Hotel 1887 520 6th Avenue
32°42′39″N 117°09′34″W / 32.710776°N 117.159338°W / 32.710776; -117.159338 (New York Hotel)
New York Hotel 1887.jpg
81 Produce Market Building 1918 454 6th Avenue
32°42′37″N 117°09′34″W / 32.710311°N 117.159343°W / 32.710311; -117.159343 (Produce Market Building)
82 Manos Market 1896 444 6th Avenue
32°42′36″N 117°09′34″W / 32.709875°N 117.159335°W / 32.709875; -117.159335 (Manos Market)
A parking lot is all that remains.
83 Greenbaum Market Building 1915 528 J Street
32°42′34″N 117°09′35″W / 32.709487°N 117.159596°W / 32.709487; -117.159596 (Greenbaum Market Building)
A parking lot is all that remains.
84 San Diego Lumber Co. Building 1926 170 6th Avenue
32°42′26″N 117°09′34″W / 32.707104°N 117.15933°W / 32.707104; -117.15933 (San Diego Lumber Co. Building)
85 Chinese Mission 1927 400 3rd Avenue
32°42′34″N 117°09′43″W / 32.709537°N 117.162066°W / 32.709537; -117.162066 (Chinese Mission)
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum 01.jpg
86 Quong Building 1913 416 3rd Avenue
32°42′35″N 117°09′43″W / 32.709659°N 117.162063°W / 32.709659; -117.162063 (Quong Building)
87 Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association 1911 428 3rd Avenue
32°42′35″N 117°09′43″W / 32.709808°N 117.162069°W / 32.709808; -117.162069 (Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association)
San Diego Historic Landmark
88 Quin Residence 1888 429 3rd Avenue
32°42′35″N 117°09′43″W / 32.709808°N 117.161816°W / 32.709808; -117.161816 (Quin Residence)
89 Ying-On Merchants and Labor Benevolent Association 1925 500 3rd Avenue
32°42′38″N 117°09′43″W / 32.71057°N 117.162071°W / 32.71057; -117.162071 (Ying-On Merchants and Labor Benevolent Association)
90 Plants and Fireproofing Building 1928 540 3rd Avenue
32°42′40″N 117°09′43″W / 32.711031°N 117.162079°W / 32.711031; -117.162079 (Plants and Fireproofing Building)
91 Horton Grand Hotel and Kahle Saddlery 1886 311 Island Avenue
32°42′38″N 117°09′40″W / 32.710442°N 117.161213°W / 32.710442; -117.161213 (Horton Grand Hotel and Kahle Saddlery)
Horton Grand and Kahle Saddlery 1886.jpg San Diego Historic Landmark, NRHP listing: #80000842, also known as the Brooklyn Hotel
92 Whitney Building 1914 345 4th Avenue
32°42′33″N 117°09′39″W / 32.709067°N 117.160886°W / 32.709067; -117.160886 (Whitney Building)
93 Gaslamp Galleria Building 1924 744 6th Avenue
32°42′48″N 117°09′34″W / 32.713215°N 117.159373°W / 32.713215; -117.159373 (Gaslamp Galleria Building)
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