Berkeley’s hidden neighborhoods and architectural treasures come to life in this authoritative guidebook. Discover 1,500 noteworthy buildings and their backgrounds, legacy of the city’s fascinating 150-year history.

41 Berkeley Walking Tours: Architectural Walks Through the University Town is BAHA’s new, completely revised and updated replacement for the popular 41 Walking Tours of Berkeley, Cal.

This book includes entirely new walks, with a short history of each area and a brief description of each building. Each walking tour receives a two-page spread with an introduction, map, and photo of a representative building. Some pages offer tips for detours to nearby attractions.

In addition, the book provides a concise history of Berkeley, a résumé of its prominent architects and builders, and a pictorial compendium of common architectural styles.

First edition, November 2009. Softcover, 96 pages (Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association) $12.50 ($10 for BAHA members) S&H $3.


A walking tour spread

Sample entries from Tour No. 29, Northside, West Walk

The 41 Walking Tours

  1. West Berkeley
    Stephanie Manning, Daniella Thompson, Susan D. Cerny
  2. Sisterna Tract
    Stephanie Manning, Daniella Thompson, Susan D. Cerny
  3. Industrial West Berkeley
    Stephanie Manning, Daniella Thompson, Susan D. Cerny
  4. San Pablo Park
    Susan D. Cerny
  5. Lorin
    Susan D. Cerny
  6. Ashby Station
    Daniella Thompson
  7. Dwight Way Station
    Steven Finacom
  8. Downtown
    Anthony Bruce
  9. Civic Center & Arts District
    Anthony Bruce
  10. McGee-Spaulding, East Walk
    Lynne Davis
  11. McGee-Spaulding, West Walk
    Lynne Davis
  12. North Central Berkeley
    Daniella Thompson
  13. Campus, West Walk
    Steven Finacom
  14. Campus, East Walk
    Steven Finacom
  15. South of Campus, East Walk
    Susan D. Cerny
  16. South of Campus, West Walk
    Susan D. Cerny
  17. Le Conte, South Walk
    Steven Finacom
  18. Le Conte, North Walk
    Steven Finacom
  19. Willard Park
    Anthony Bruce
  20. Elmwood
    Anthony Bruce
  21. Claremont Court
    Anthony Bruce
  22. Claremont
    Anthony Bruce
  23. Claremont Creekside
    Anthony Bruce
  24. Deaf & Blind Schools
    Steven Finacom
  25. Piedmont Way
    Sarah Wikander
  26. Hillside Avenue & Court
    Sarah Wikander
  27. Panoramic Hill
    Janice Thomas
  28. Northside, East Walk
    Daniella Thompson
  29. Northside, West Walk
    Daniella Thompson
  30. Buena Vista Hill
    Susan D. Cerny
  31. La Loma Park
    Susan D. Cerny
  32. Tamalpais Road
    Susan D. Cerny
  33. Rose Garden
    Susan D. Cerny
  34. Berryman Station
    Susan D. Cerny
  35. Berkeley Villa Tract
    Susan D. Cerny
  36. Northbrae Terrace to Peralta Park
    Susan D. Cerny
  37. Jaynes & Schmidt Tracts
    Susan D. Cerny
  38. Northbrae
    Trish Hawthorne
  39. Thousand Oaks
    Trish Hawthorne
  40. Southampton’s Villas
    Trish Hawthorne
  41. Berkeley Woods
    Susan D. Cerny

A partial index of buildings in 41 Berkeley Walking Tours, based on building permits issued between 1909 and 1946.



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