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Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Reinharts's Building & Clock

1632 N. Main St.

 

— 1947 —

 
Reinharts's Building & Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Reinharts's Building & Clock Marker
Inscription.  For 60 years, the Art-Moderne-style clock on the sidewalk on Main Street was the trademark of Rinehart's of Walnut Creek, a jewelry and gift store. Although Rinehart's closed in 2007, the clock still stands in from of the retail building.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 165.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the California - Walnut Creek Heritage Walk series list.
 
Location. 37° 54.067′ N, 122° 3.688′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on North Main Street near Civic Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1632 North Main Street, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Rey Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall 1981 (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse
Reinharts's Building & Clock Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Reinharts's Building & Clock Marker (detail)
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Nut Bowl Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Leech House & Medical Clinic (within shouting distance of this marker); Lommel's Creamery & Greyhound Bus Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Walnut Creek Library (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
Reinharts's Building, Clock, and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Reinharts's Building, Clock, and Marker
Reinharts's Clock image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
4. Reinharts's Clock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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