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Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building

Civic Drive at Broadway

 

1951

 
City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building Marker
Inscription. The first "modern" City Hall sat on Ignacio Avenue (now Civic Drive), across from the park. Its design was similar to that of the American Red Cross Building (now Park Place), which sits at the opposite corner of Civic and Broadway. In 1981, a new City Hall was built on this same site but with its front doors on Main Street.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 192.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.116′ N, 122° 3.692′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Civic Drive near North Broadway, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1441 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Veterans of Walnut Creek Viet Nam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall 1981 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lommel's Creamery & Greyhound Bus Depot (within shouting distance of this marker);
City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building Marker (detail)
El Rey Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walnut Creek Library (about 300 feet away); Reinharts's Building & Clock (about 300 feet away); Beniamino Bufano (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
Categories. Government
 
City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building Marker
Walnut Creek's Veterans Memorials are in the background.
City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
4. City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building Marker
Walnut Creek's Veterans Memorials
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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