Public Marina Expansion – Martinez CA

Description

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded an expansion of the Martinez public marina along the Carquinez Strait/Sacramento River.  The city had sought PWA support for expansion plans to what it called the Yacht Harbor since 1934 but was turned down at least twice, according to city council minutes for 1938 and 1939  (Henderson).

Nevertheless, an undated PWA project card in the National Archives shows that the project was completed (see images).

The marina is still there and very much in use, though various docks and walkways have undoubtedly been replaced over time.

 

 

Source notes

Kristin Henderson notes on Martinez City Council minutes for 1938-41 at the National Archives in San Bruno CA

Project originally submitted by Gray Brechin on July 23, 2009.
Additional contributions by Joan Greer.

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Location Info


Tarantino Drive
Martinez, CA 94553

Coordinates: 38.025780, -122.137030

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