Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 36° 33.261 W 121° 55.459
10S E 596267 N 4045975
Quick Description: City hall of Carmel-by-the-sea. Clint Eastwood used to sit in the mayor's office.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/8/2009 11:49:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM5T05
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
"Carmel-by-the-Sea, usually called simply Carmel, is a small town endowed with a rich artistic history situated on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. In 1906, the San Francisco Call devoted a full page to the "artists, poets and writers of Carmel-by-the-Sea" and in 1910 it reported that 60 percent of Carmel's houses were built by citizens who were "devoting their lives to work connected to the aesthetic arts."

Early City Councils were dominated by artists and the town has had several mayors who were poets or actors including Herbert Heron, founder of the Forest Theater, and actor-director Clint Eastwood, who was mayor for one term, from 1986 to 1988. The current mayor is Sue McCloud, who is in her record-setting fifth 2-year term. Before returning to her childhood home upon retirement, she was the station chief in Geneva, Switzerland for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 4,081. When referring to this city or its attributes, the name Carmel is pronounced "car-MEL"." (visit link)
Name: Carmel-by-the-sea City Hall

Monte Verde St. between Ocean and 7th Avenues
Carmel-by-the-sea , CA USA

Web Site for City/Town/Municipality: [Web Link]

Date of Construction: Not listed

Architect: Not listed

Memorials/Commemorations/Dedications: Not listed

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