Martinez in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Pellegrini Home and Fish Company
Old Town Martinez
Home of Historic Interest
and Fish Company
Luigi Pellegrini was a successful
turn of the century fish buyer.
This building opens to Alhambra
Creek for easy fish unloading and
contains the only 100 year old fish
ice box on the West Coast.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
Location. 38° 1.221′ N, 122° 8.478′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Berrellesa near Embarcadero Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Berrellesa Street, Martinez CA 94553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marazzani Boarding House (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe DiMaggio's Birthsite (approx. 0.2 miles away); Martinez Train Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); 410 Alhambra (approx. 0.2 miles away); 424 Alhambra (approx. Original Costanza Macaroni Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); 236 Buckley (approx. ¼ mile away); 413-419 Marina Vista (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinez.
More about this marker. Marker is on the left hand side of the front of the house.
Regarding Pellegrini Home and Fish Company. The neighborhood, situated just to the west of Granger's wharf, was settled by Italian immigrants employed in the fishing industry.
The building no longer opens onto Alhambra Creek. The Pellegrini House is now a private residence.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.