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Christensen Alley

 
 
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By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
1. Christensen Alley Marker
Inscription. Named for the family that founded the Penn Oil and Supply Company in 1903, the First Independent Firestone and Union Oil Dealership on the West Coast. In the early 1930s, G.C. Christensen opened the largest and most modern automotive service facility on the west coast at 100 West Union Street. The building was designed by J. Cyril Bennett who also designed many well known cultural, civic and commercial buildings in Pasadena.
 
Erected by Roy G. Christensen Jr., Donald E.Christensen, Alice Christensen Stornie, and Gary Christensen.
 
Location. 34° 8.774′ N, 118° 9.135′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on N De Lacey Ave, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 N De Lacey Ave, Pasadena CA 91103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bonham Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Mills Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Fraiser Alley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCormick Alley (about 400 feet away); Edwin Alley (about
Christensen Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
2. Christensen Alley Marker
400 feet away); Martin Alley (about 500 feet away); Exchange Alley (about 600 feet away); Pasadena City Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
 
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Christensen Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
3. Christensen Alley Marker
Christensen Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
4. Christensen Alley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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