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#879:  Cotati Downtown Plaza

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Location:

SE corner of Old Redwood Hwy and E Cotati Ave, Cotati

38.326549,-122.706074

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the plaque:

Cotati's hexagonal town plan, one of only two in the United States, was designed during the 1890s by Newton Smyth as an alternative to traditional grid land planning. The six-sided town plaza was designed for founder Thomas Page, and each of the surrounding streets is named after one of Page's sons. 'Cotati' derives from "Kotati", a local Pomo Indian chieftan.

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of Cotati and all organizations, June 7, 1975.



2009 David Schmitt