LEWIN BUILDING CONDEMNED...For many years an old landmark, adjoining the Old Mission church in San Luis Obispo, the Lewin building at the corner of Monterey and Chorro streets has ben ordered torn down. The old wooden-frame structure, an undertaker's parlor 65 years ago, is owned by Mrs. Hilda H. Howell of San Luis Obispo. (Telegram-Tribune photo)
LEWIN BUILDING CONDEMNED...For many years an old landmark, adjoining the Old Mission church in San Luis Obispo, the Lewin building at the corner of Monterey and Chorro streets has ben ordered torn down. The old wooden-frame structure, an undertaker's parlor 65 years ago, is owned by Mrs. Hilda H. Howell of San Luis Obispo. (Telegram-Tribune photo)
LEWIN BUILDING CONDEMNED...For many years an old landmark, adjoining the Old Mission church in San Luis Obispo, the Lewin building at the corner of Monterey and Chorro streets has ben ordered torn down. The old wooden-frame structure, an undertaker's parlor 65 years ago, is owned by Mrs. Hilda H. Howell of San Luis Obispo. (Telegram-Tribune photo)

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