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

Master Craftsmen

 
 
Master Craftsmen Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers marker series.
 
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.
 
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 away); The Six Bells & Cerro Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); The 'IT' Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cerrito Theater
Master Craftsmen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. Master Craftsmen Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Fairmont School (approx. mile away); Art and Culture in the City (approx. 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.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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