The "Landmarks on Del Mar" Project

(A joint project of the San Clemente Downtown Business Association, the San Clemente Historical Society and the City of San Clemente)

The goal of this project is to beautify the eight Pedestrian Rest Areas on downtown's Avenida Del Mar with special wall caps and the installation of wall and floor tile murals of the highest quality.

Each tile mural will be a reproduction of a fine watercolor rendition of a selected San Clemente historic landmark*, surrounded with Moorish tile, as illustrated below:

Each tile mural will bear a sponsor/donor plaque or other dedication.

These spectacular world class works of art will be designed to last up to 50 years or more.

As of May, 2004, the project is nearing the end of the planning stage, and will soon enter the civic approval process. The project will be funded almost entirely with charitable contributions.

As this project contemplates only 14 tile mural locations, sponsorship opportunities will be limited. Please contact the San Clemente Historical Society or Mike Cotter for more information about sponsorship, landmark selection and dedication opportunities.

Here is how a completed Pedestrial Rest Area may look after installation (this illustration uses two "generic" historic landmarks):

*Some of San Clemente's historic landmarks potentially available for sponsorship:

Casa Pacifica - Western White House
Casa Romantica**
Easley Building**
San Clemente Hotel**
Ole Hanson Beach Club**
The Casino
Miramar Theater
Community Center
Bartow House
Beachcomber Motel
Bartlett Building
Ole Hanson's Office
Murphine House
SC Grammar School
Seiffert House
St. Clements Episcopal Church
Golf Club House
Hospital and Clinic
A.T. Smith House
Vista De Las Olas
Ollie Hanson House
First City Hall
Riley's Waffle House
Rasmussen House
Original Fire Station
Goldschmidt House
Divel Mortuary
Burden Building
Grig Building
Taylor Building
Stowell Building
Other

** On National Register of Historic Places

 
Mike Cotter, Broker Associate, DRE #00806890
Century 21 O.M.A., 229 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
Mobile 949.322.6009, Fax 949.492.7850
E-mail Mike@MCotter.com
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