Hayward in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Palmtag Building
The original brick, flat-roofed structure was a vernacular Italianate design. He building was damaged by the 1906 Earthquake. Subsequent changes to the building included the removal of the original architectural detailing. An arched doorway in the B Street fašade served as the entry to the second floor. The doorway is replicated in this building.
The intersection of B Street and Mission Boulevard (then Castro Street) was an important crossroads of the new town, as it is today.
Location. 37° 40.326′ N, 122° 5.037′ W. Marker is in Hayward, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of B Street and Mission Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on B Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 880 B Street, Hayward CA 94541, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rancho San Lorenzo (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hayward Public Library (about 700 feet NSGW Hall - Eden Parlor No. 113 (about 800 feet away); I.D.E.S. Council Hayward #14 (approx. ╝ mile away); Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition Campsite #98 (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); The Meek Mansion (approx. 1.8 miles away); The McConaghy Estate (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of the First Public School in Castro Valley (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hayward.
Also see . . . The Rise and Fall of the Palmtag Building. An article describing the fate of the building, along with photos. The photos nclude a 1906 image of the building following the 1906 Earthquake. (Submitted on March 21, 2010.)
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