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El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Master Craftsmen

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. Master Craftsmen Marker
Caption: The Laleux's gothic mansion, circa 1968, was located on Lexington, north of Lincoln.
Inscription.  
Highly regarded French artisan plasterers, Joseph Laleux and Peter Allinio, both lived near here in the early 20th century. Individually, they worked on well-known projects as the Palace of Fine Arts, the Curran and Geary Theaters, and the original fountain at Marine Circle.

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the California - El Cerrito - San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers series list.
 
Location. 37° 54.261′ N, 122° 18.271′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on San Pablo Avenue near Lincoln Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10217, 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. Violet's (within shouting distance of this marker); El Cerrito's Music Scene (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farms and Dairies (about 600 feet
Master Craftsmen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. Master Craftsmen Marker
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away); The Six Bells & Cerro Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); The 'IT' Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cerrito Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fairmont School (approx. ¼ mile away); Art and Culture in the City (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is across San Pablo Avenue from the northeast corner intersection with Lincoln Avenue.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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