Timm's Point and Landing

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Timms' Point and Landing
TimmsLanding June2008 sm1.jpg
June 2008
LocationSampson Way at Southern Pacific Slip
San Pedro, Los Angeles, California
Coordinates33°43′42″N 118°16′31″W / 33.72833°N 118.27528°W / 33.72833; -118.27528Coordinates: 33°43′42″N 118°16′31″W / 33.72833°N 118.27528°W / 33.72833; -118.27528
Official name: Timm's Point and Landing
Reference no.384
Official name: Site of Timm's Landing
DesignatedFebruary 16, 1977[1]
Reference no.171
Timm's Point and Landing is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Timm's Point and Landing
Location of Timms' Point and Landing in the Los Angeles metropolitan area

Timms' Point and Landing is a California Historical Landmark at Los Angeles harbor in the San Pedro neighborhood of Los Angeles. It is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, listed in 1977 as Site of Timm's Landing.

The area was a shipping center in mid-19th century. No original structures remain. It is located at northwest end of fish slip and includes a landscaped park in front of Fishermen's Co-op building, east of the harbor bel railroad tracks[2]

Marker[edit]

The California Sate marker on the site reads:"[3]

  • NO. 384 TIMMS' POINT AND LANDING - In 1852 German immigrant Augustus W. Timms obtained Sepúlveda's Landing on the mudflats near here. He built a wharf, added a warehouse, corral and other facilities to service shipping and the running of stages to Los Angeles. Timms was a pioneer in the development of the harbor and for over fifty years this area was known as Timms Point.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Los Angeles Department of City Planning (September 7, 2007). Historic - Cultural Monuments (HCM) Listing: City Declared Monuments (PDF). City of Los Angeles. Retrieved 2008-10-04.
  2. ^ Historic-Cultural Monuments 1-588. City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department. July 1994.
  3. ^ California Parks, California Historical Landmarks