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

City Hall Apartment Building

 
 
City Hall Apartment Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 21, 2011
1. City Hall Apartment Building Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1914 by

Mayor John J. McNamara, George J. Winkleman
and James E. McNarmara
1st apartment building in Martinez. Built during refinery boom. Unique because it sits astride Alhambra Creek. Retail stores were on 1st floor, professional offices and apartments on 2nd floor. Named for City Hall next door 1913 – 1956. Faithfully restored by Attorneys Albert J. Turnbaugh and James L. Thelen in 1980.
 
Erected 1994 by Martinez Historical Society. (Marker Number IX.)
 
Location. 38° 1.038′ N, 122° 8.184′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Estudillo Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 712 Main Street, Martinez CA 94553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Bank of Martinez (a few steps from this marker); McNamara-McMahon Building (a few steps from this marker); Rankin Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hilson's (about 300 feet away, measured in
City Hall Apartment Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 21, 2011
2. City Hall Apartment Building and Marker
Marker is mounted on the front of the building to the right of the entrance door.
a direct line); Bergamini Building (about 300 feet away); Morgan House (about 300 feet away); 736 Ferry Street (about 300 feet away); State Theatre (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinez.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 4, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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