Martinez in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
800 Ferry Street
Built by John McNamera
July 2, 1926
Closed due to fire 1931
Purchased by Contra Costa County 1998
Presently the Contra Costa County Public Defender
Historical Marker XVIII
Martinez Historical Society
October 2, 2004
Erected 2004 by Martinez Historical Society. (Marker Number 18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1903.
Location. 38° 1.019′ N, 122° 8.111′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Ferry Street and Ward Street, on the left when traveling north on Ferry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Ferry 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. 736 Ferry Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Rankin Building Morgan House (about 300 feet away); Hook Building (about 400 feet away); City Hall Apartment Building (about 400 feet away); McNamara-McMahon Building (about 400 feet away); The National Bank of Martinez (about 400 feet away); Bergamini Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinez.
Also see . . . State Theatre. Cinema Treasures' web page for the State Theatre. Includes some additional information on the theater prior to its conversion to office space. (Submitted on March 20, 2009.)
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