Novato Bank Building Historical

Novato Bank Building Historical (HM1XVD)

Location: Novato, CA 94945 Marin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 6.431', W 122° 34.043'

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826-828 Grant AvenueNovato, California

The Novato Bank (828 Grant Avenue) was built in 1913 by property owner, Frank Silva. The bank served ranchers, merchants, home builders, and the Novato area.
The adjoining section of the building (826 Grant Avenue)first served as a drugstore when initially built. The U.S. Post Office occupied the building from 1934 to 1951. When the city became incorporated in 1960, the first city hall was located here, until the city moved to the Presbyterian Church on Sherman Avenue in 1963.

The Novato Bank business was sold to Central Valley Bank in 1955. Central Valley Bank moved it[sic] operations to 1311 Grant Avenue and is now the Bank of the West.

The Silva family still owns the building and it is now utilized as a retail space.
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HM NumberHM1XVD
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West, Paul D. Lapachet, Grand President and Mt. Tamalpias[sic] No. 64
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 15th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 537927 N 4217795
Decimal Degrees38.10718333, -122.56738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 6.431', W 122° 34.043'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 6' 25.86" N, 122° 34' 2.58" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)415
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 826 Grant Ave, Novato CA 94945, US
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