Pittsburg in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bank of America
In January 1927, the bank was purchased by Liberty Bank of San Francisco, which then merged with Bank of America Los Angeles later the same day. The following month it was purchased by the Bank of Italy.
In 1930, the Bank of Italy was consolidated by its founder, A.P. Giannini with the Bank of America.
This building has become a visual focal point for the Historical District of Pittsburg.
Erected 2004 by Pittsburg Historical Society, Adam Irikat, Owner and Joaquin Murrieta, Chapter 13, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1927.
Location. 38° 1.951′ N, 121° 53.024′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and East 4th Street, on the right when traveling Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg CA 94565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. California Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Steelworker in Pittsburg” (within shouting distance of this marker); John Buckley Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Black Diamond (about 300 feet away); Pittsburg Post Dispatch Building (about 300 feet away); Coach “Smiley” Jim Camitz (about 400 feet away); Federal Relocation of Italians in America During World II (about 500 feet away); Bristol Bay Sail Gill Netter (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Who Made America – A.P. Giannini. A biography of A.P. Giannini and information on his banking endeavors in California. (Submitted on November 2, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,038 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.