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

City Hall

 
 
City Hal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. City Hal Marker
Inscription.  
This attractive building, El Cerrito's first City Hall, was built in 1926 and replaced in 1961. It housed the City offices, both Fire and Police Departments, and even a small jail. The Council Chambers/Public Hall was upstairs, as was an apartment where the Fire Chief lived.

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the California - El Cerrito - San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers series list.
 
Location. 37° 54.954′ N, 122° 18.693′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Manila Avenue, on the right when traveling north on San Pablo Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10900 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. Corridors of Change (here, next to this marker); Forced Removal (within shouting distance of this marker); A Community of Flower Growers (within
City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. City Hall Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); Blooming Business (within shouting distance of this marker); The Japanese in El Cerrito, a Timeline (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Contra Costa Florist (about 400 feet away); The Industrial Core (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quarries (approx. 0.2 miles 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 Manila Avenues, in front of the current Fire and Police Departments officies.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
The current City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
3. The current City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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