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Image of 1993-111-13 - Drawing

1993-111-13 - Drawing

Architectural drawing by Bob Avery of the Sea Gull building, located at the corner of Lansing and Ukiah Street, 10481 Lansing. This building was damaged in an arson fire in 1994. In 1996, the Sea Gull restaurant building underwent renovation. The plans were presented to the Mendocino Historical Review Board in 1996 by Skip MacLaren, Charlie Reed and Alan Cone. See also: Historic Buildings file - 10481 Lansing Street.

Image of 2008-01-198 - Documents

2008-01-198 - Documents

Documentation on the life and work of designer and home builder, David Parker Clayton. A native of Oakland, California, David was an abstract artist when he came to the Mendocino coast in the 1960's. A painter, his work evolved into sculpture just before becoming a house designer. Clayton's designs, such as the Sea Gull Inn in Mendocino and dozens of private homes on the Mendocino Coast were well respected and received coverage in national design magazines such as Fine Homes Building and Sunset. David Clayton died on December 22, 1983 from injuries he received in an automobile accident on Hwy One at Russian Gulch.

Image of 2011-021-001 - Menu

2011-021-001 - Menu

Nine menus of various sizes from the Sea Gull Restaurant of Mendocino beginning in 1967 and ending with 1976. From the 1960s to the 1990s, the Seagull Restaurant was a well-loved Mendocino institution. Martin and Marlene Hall, together with their four children, came to Mendocino in 1962 to operate Cafe Mendocino. After the name changed to Sea Gull Inn, it became a symbol of the Mendocino Community. In late 1972 David and Cathy Jones took over. Sidetracked from a Berkeley Ph.D. by a series of family tragedies, David moved with Cathy to her native coast (raised in Caspar, she can trace her roots to mid-19th century Pine Grove). Together they ran the Seagull for 13 years.

Image of 1993-115-39 - Print

1993-115-39 - Print

Five black and white limited edition prints of storybook characters created by local Mendocino artist, James Maxwell, for sale at the Sea Gull Restaurant of Mendocino. These prints are only 5 out of 12 created originally as oil paintings 30" x 80" completed over ten years time. 150 Mendocino locals are portrayed as fairy tale characters. Edition is 3/30. The Pied Piper St. Dragon and the George A Mid-Summers Night's Dream Rumpelstiltskin Puss in Boots The Beauty and the Beast See: www.artistjamesmaxwell.com

Image of 2012-017-002 - Menu

2012-017-002 - Menu

Sevens menus of various sizes from the Sea Gull Restaurant of Mendocino beginning in 1967 and ending with 1976. Three of the menus are signed, one by Vincent Price, one by Charles Lane and another with signatures of the cast of "Summer of '42". From the 1960s to the 1990s, the Sea Gull Restaurant was a well-loved Mendocino institution. Martin and Marlene Hall, together with their four children, came to Mendocino in 1962 to operate Cafe Mendocino. After the name changed to Sea Gull Inn, it became a symbol of the Mendocino Community. Marlene also worked as a casting director for the coast and many film actors and workers ate at their restaurant. Menu was designed by Kathleen Spoelstra, lette

Image of Restaurants - 2004-01-55

Restaurants - 2004-01-55

David Jones acquired the Sea Gull Restaurant in 1972 and ran it for 13 years before selling it. With 40 to 50 employees at any given time, it seemed like half the adult population of Mendocino worked there at some point. The Sea Gull was more than a restaurant though, it was a well-loved institution and a community meeting place for artists, writers, friends and visitors. Marlene Hall, David Jones and Marlene McIntyre tell stories of working and running the Sea Gull and the fire that destroyed it in 1994. Filmed by Julia Larke.

Image of Buildings - 2009-61-10

Buildings - 2009-61-10

The Sea Gull Restaurant, designed and built by David Clayton, on Lansing and Ukiah in Mendocino.

Image of Buildings - 2009-61-11

Buildings - 2009-61-11

The Sea Gull Restaurant's "Cellar" bar located upstairs after a fire. The Sea Gull, on Lansing and Ukiah Streets in Mendocino, was designed and built by David Clayton.

Image of Buildings - 2007-03-411

Buildings - 2007-03-411

Twelve color sildes showing the rebuilding of the Sea Gull building, located at the corner of Lansing and Ukiah Street at 10481 Lansing. This building was damaged in an arson fire in 1994. In 1996, the Sea Gull restaurant building underwent renovation. The plans were presented to the Mendocino Historical Review Board in 1996 by Skip Maclaren, Charlie Reed and Alan Cone. The slides were taken February 1977. The former Sea Gull now houses several businesses.

Image of Business & Commerce - 2011-018-001

Business & Commerce - 2011-018-001

Group photograph of everyone who worked at or was connected to the Sea Gull Restaurant and also attended the Kelley House Sunday Afternoon program with David Jones on July 24, 2011. Top row L -R: Terry Johnson, Dick Barham, Gordon Black, Mitchell Zucker, Steve Weingarten Second row: Lorna Chance (Young), Steve Scudder, Bruce Dahl Third row: Judy Johnson, Julie Calouro Fourth row: William Van Thillo, David Jones, Bill Bradd Front row: Lisa Van Thillo (Udell), Marlene Hall, Cathy Jones, Marlene McIntyre, Cherie Christiansen

Image of Business & Commerce - 2004-01-55A

Business & Commerce - 2004-01-55A

15 candid photographs, taken by Deena Zarlin, of people who worked at or were connected to the Sea Gull Restaurant and also attended the Kelley House Sunday Afternoon program with David Jones on July 24, 2011. Images of the audience are also included. Top row L -R: Terry Johnson, Dick Barham, Gordon Black, Mitchell Zucker, Steve Weingarten Second row: Lorna Chance (Young), Steve Scudder, Bruce Dahl Third row: Judy Johnson, Julie Calouro Fourth row: William Van Thillo, David Jones, Bill Bradd Front row: Lisa Van Thillo (Udell), Marlene Hall, Cathy Jones, Marlene McIntyre, Cherie Christiansen