Old Town Irvine

California State Historic Landmark 1004

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#1004 Old Town Irvine
The townsite began in 1887 with the arrival of the A T & S F RR. James Irvine II chose this site to be the shipping center for crops grown on the Irvine ranch, due to its high elevation. Original buildings remaining include the bean shed (1895), bulk storage warehouse (1949), blacksmith shop (1912), garage (1929), tenant farmhouse (1897), general store (1912), and hotel (1913). The hotel and store were moved from across Sand Canyon Avenue in 1986.

Site Photo:



Sand Canyon Ave and Burt Rd, Irvine.

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