Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The 'IT' Club

 
 
The 'IT' Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. The 'IT' Club Marker
Inscription.  Walt Gatto's "IT" Club, located at Central and San Pablo was named for Clara Bow, the famous cinema "IT" Girl. Redd Foxx, Gypsy Rose Lee, The Vagabonds, Sally Rand, Frank Fontaine, and Johnny Mathis all played the famous "IT" Club.
 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the California - El Cerrito - San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers series list.
 
Location. 37° 54.142′ N, 122° 18.195′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Central Avenue on San Pablo Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10102 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Six Bells & Cerro Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Cerrito Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line);
The 'IT' Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. The 'IT' Club Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
El Cerrito's First Mayor (about 600 feet away); Rust (about 600 feet away); Violet's (about 700 feet away); The Little Hill (about 700 feet away); El Cerrito's Nightlife (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the northeast corner of San Pablo and Central Avenues.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
"IT" movie poster image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
3. "IT" movie poster
Gypsy Rose Lee image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
4. Gypsy Rose Lee
Sally Rand image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
5. Sally Rand
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 23, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=94122

Paid Advertisement
May. 10, 2021