The junction of Pacific Avenue (r.) and Front Street (l.). In the center is the Flatiron, built by Hugo Hihn in 1860. The first occupant of the ground floor was I. Blum's general merchandise store and later Tanner's drug store. The upper floor housed the county courthouse from 1860-1864. Down Front Street were brothels, saloons, hotels, and Chinese laundries.
Date: ca. 1866
Place: Santa Cruz City
Source of Information: Chase p. 187-188; McCaleb p. 8
Original Size: 8"x5"(?)
This photograph is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.