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Albany in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Rose Wave

Colin Lambert & Peter Adams, 2007

 
 
Rose Wave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 21, 2019
1. Rose Wave Marker
Inscription.  This sculpture honors the Gill Family rose nursery that operated during the late 19th to early 20th century in the area extending west from San Pablo Avenue to Ocean View Park. It also honors the original name of the City of Albany, which was Ocean View. The name was changed to Albany when it was learned that the name Ocean View had been used elsewhere in California.

Commissioned by the City of Albany
 
Location. 37° 53.244′ N, 122° 18.184′ W. Marker is in Albany, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Buchanan Street mile west of San Pablo Avenue when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Buchanan Street, Albany CA 94706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Garbage Wars (approx. mile away); Site of Albany's First City Hall (approx. mile away); Site of Albany's First Firehouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Albany's First Official Public Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Albany Hospital (approx. half a mile away); Site of Miller's Barn

Rose Wave Sculpture and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 21, 2019
2. Rose Wave Sculpture and Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Charles MacGregor's Office (approx. mile away); Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Monument (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to a low cement monument in front of the sculpture, which sits at the northwest corner of Ocean View Park.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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