Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
— El Pueblo de Los Angeles —
Erected by El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 34° 3.448′ N, 118° 14.272′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Olvera Street north of the Plaza, on Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Olvera Street, Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Headquarters of Commander Robert Field Stockton (a few steps from this marker); Sepulveda House (a few steps from this marker); Pelanconi House (a few steps from this marker); Pure Water from Many Sources (a few steps from this marker); Avila Adobe (a few steps from this marker); Zanja Madre (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Avila Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Sister Squares (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
More about this marker. Additional shops, the restrooms, and an ATM are inside. Hallway connects to Alameda Street and the shops there. The walls are lined with historic photographs and drawings of Olvera Street and the plaza in previous years.
Also see . . . Italian American's Legacy In Early L.A. Includes a Sip of Winemaking History. 2011 article by Ed Fuentes on KCET.org. Excerpt:
Then there was Lorenzo Pelanconi, [says Marianna Gatto], who worked as a clerk in the family winery before marrying the daughter of a Southern California Spanish family, Martina Yorba (after whom the Orange County city of Yorba Linda is named). In 1914, he built a portion of what is now known as the Old Winery at 845 N. Alameda Street. Today, it is one part El Paseo Inn, another Olvera Street restaurant in a building shared with occasional art space operated by the City of(Submitted on December 21, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.