— 1960s —The 1951 debut of Broadway Shopping Center transformed Walnut Creek into the commercial center of the region. Originally, many of the stores were clustered around a central "horseshoe" parking lot that was anchored by the trademark Broadway sign.
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|Placed By||Walnut Creek Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 582637 N 4194718|
|Decimal Degrees||37.89623333, -122.06010000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 53.774', W 122° 3.606'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 53' 46.44" N, 122° 3' 36.36" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||510, 925, 415, 619|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1521 Olympic Blvd, Walnut Creek CA 94596, US|
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