Martinez in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Pellegrini Home and Fish Company
Old Town Martinez
Home of Historic Interest
and Fish Company
Luigi Pellegrini was a successful
turn of the century fish buyer.
This building opens to Alhambra
Creek for easy fish unloading and
contains the only 100 year old fish
ice box on the West Coast.
Location. 38° 1.221′ N, 122° 8.478′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Berrellesa near Embarcadero Street, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Berrellesa Street, Martinez CA 94553, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marazzani Boarding House (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe DiMaggio's Birthsite (approx. 0.2 miles away); Martinez Train Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Costanza Macaroni Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); 236 Buckley (approx. ¼ mile away); Capt Hewitt Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Martinez-Benicia Ferry (approx. ¼ mile away); 225 Buckley Street (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinez.
More about this marker. Marker is on the left hand side of the front of the house.
Regarding Pellegrini Home and Fish Company. The neighborhood, situated just to the west of Granger's wharf, was settled by Italian immigrants employed in the fishing industry.
The building no longer opens onto Alhambra Creek. The Pellegrini House is now a private residence.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings •
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