Berkeley Landmarks :: Structures of Merit

          



Structures of Merit

Designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Berkeley, CA

Landmarks Preservation Ordinance
Section 3.24.110 Landmarks, historic districts and structures of merit
Designation—Criteria for consideration.


SoM Chron. No. Landmark City’s No. Address Architect & Date   Initiated     Designated   Notes

1.

Old Jefferson Elementary School

#117

1475 Rose Street at Sacramento Street Henry Higby Gutterson (c. 1921); William C. Hays (1927)   11 May 1976 Former Structure of Merit; designated Landmark on 16 Mar 1987

2.

Borja House (Jucksch Cottage)

#21

1629 Fifth Street Mary Jucksch or Charles R. Brown (c. 1889) 9 Nov 1977 19 Dec 1977 Structure of Merit
Moved from 1620 Sixth St. in 1978

3.

Alta Bates Hospital   3000 Regent Street Clarence C. Cuff (1927) 3 Apr 1981 15 Jun 1981 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory; demolished in 1981

4.

James Edgar House

#47

2437 Dwight Way

(c. 1869)

21 Sep 1981 21 Dec 1981 Structure of Merit

5.

Bartine Carrington House

#54

2323 Bowditch Street Seth Babson & R. Wenk (1893) 21 Dec 1981 15 Mar 1982 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory; moved to 1029 Addison St. and altered beyond recognition

6.

U.S. Realty Corp. Building (MacFarlane Building)

#110

2101–2109 University Avenue/1987–1979 Shattuck Avenue Earle Bertz (1925) 20 Sep 1982 17 Jan 1983 Former Structure of Merit; designated Landmark on 15 Sep 1986; CA State Historic Resources Inventory

7.

Old City Hall Annex

#122

1835 Allston Way James W. Plachek (1925) 17 Jan 1983 14 Feb 1983 Former Structure of Merit; designated Landmark on 21 Nov 1988; Civic Center Historic District

8.

Knox Presbyterian Church (now Church by the Side of the Road)

#70

2108 Russell Street Henry F. Starbuck (1908)   21 Jun 1983 Structure of Merit

9.

Weisbrod Building (Guy’s Drugs)

#94

2001 San Pablo Avenue Spiveck & Spiveck (1930) 17 Jun 1985 15 Jul 1985 Structure of Merit

10.

Haste Street Annex of McKinley School

#115

2419 Haste Street A.H. Broad (1906) 20 Oct 1986 26 Jan 1987 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

11.

Hunrick Grocery

#119

2211 Rose Street

(1908)

23 May 1988 19 Sep 1988 Structure of Merit
Demolition permit applied for in April 2004 and approved for adaptive reuse; structure demolished in the fall of 2004; fašade reconstructed in 2005

12.

Maurer House

#121

1448 Sixth Street

(c. 1850–1874)

17 Oct 1988 21 Nov 1988 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory; demolished

13.

Byron Jackson Iron Works (Cutter Biological Laboratories)

#124

700–730 Parker Street, Bldg. #12

(1914)

  18 Dec 1989 Structure of Merit
Demolished

14.

Morrison House

#139

2532 Benvenue Avenue

(c. 1903)

7 May 1990 18 Jun 1990 Structure of Merit

15.

Weltevreden (Volney D. Moody House; now Tellefsen Hall)

#140

1755 Le Roy Avenue A.C. Schweinfurth (1897) 29 Jan 1990 20 Aug 1990 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

16.

West Berkeley Macaroni Factory

#166

2215 Fifth Street Simone Marengo, builder (1906–07)   28 Jan 1991 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

17.

West Berkeley YMCA

#172

2009 Tenth Street Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr. (1938) 4 Oct 1991 6 Jan 1992 Structure of Merit

18.

Hotel Durant

#180

2600 Durant Avenue at Bowditch Street William H. Weeks (1928) 6 Oct 1992 1 Feb 1993 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

19.

Underwood Building (Virginia Apartments)

#185

2110–2114 Addison Street F.E. Armstrong (1905) 7 Sep 1993 1 Nov 1993 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

20.

Berkeley Farm Creamery, John Hinkel Livery Stable, & S.J. Sill Warehouse (American Red Cross)

#205

2108–2116 Allston Way

(1900–1951)

  1 Jun 1998 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory; demolished in 1999

21.

Merton Joseph Congdon House

#209

2527 Piedmont Avenue George Embury (1894) 8 Sep 1998 2 Nov 1998 Structure of Merit

22.

The Ellen Blood House (Tompkins House)

#220

2508 Regent Street R. Gray Frise (1891)   13 Sep 1999 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory; moved from 2526 Durant Avenue on 16 August 2014

23.

The Albra

#221

2530–2534 Durant Avenue Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr. (1921)

1999

13 Sep 1999 Structure of Merit

24.

The Robcliff Apartment House

#222

2515 Channing Way Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr. (1921) 12 Jul 1999 13 Sep 1999 Structure of Merit

25.

F.D. Chase Building

#227

2107–2111 Shattuck Avenue William H. Wharff (1909) 6 Dec 1999 3 Jan 2000 Structure of Merit

26.

Swink House, Cottage & Garden

#230

1525–1529 Shattuck Avenue James L. Swink (1900 & 1903) 3 Apr 2000 1 May 2000 Structure of Merit

27.

John Hunter House

#231

2418 California Street

(1894)

  5 Jun 2000 Structure of Merit

28.

Elizabeth M. Kenney Cottage (Kenney-Meinheit Cottage)

#236

Currently in storage William R. Elford (1887); also attributed to William H. Wrigley 4 Dec 2000 5 Feb 2001 Structure of Merit
Originally located at 2214 Addison Street; moved to 1725 University Avenue in 1906; moved to 1275 University Avenue on 24 Aug 2003; dismantled and stored in October 2018

29.

Walter H. Farley House

#239

147 Tunnel Road Walter H. Ratcliff Jr. (1922) 4 Jun 2001 9 Jul 2001 Structure of Merit

30.

Alphonso H. Broad House & Storefronts

#242

2115–2117 Kittredge Street A.H. Broad (1894)

9 Jul 2001 1 Oct 2001 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

31.

Jeffress House

#248

2944 Elmwood Court John Hudson Thomas (1920) 28 Feb 2002 1 Jul 2002 Structure of Merit

32.

West Berkeley Branch Library

#256

1125 University Avenue Roy O. Long (1923)

  5 May 2003 Structure of Merit
Demolished in 2012 and replaced with a modern building

33.

Alexandre & Marie Bertin Properties

#257

1952 University Avenue (?); John Bartlett (1922) 13 Jan 2003 2 Jun 2003 Structure of Merit

34.

Alexandre & Marie Bertin Properties

#258

1960 University Avenue (?); Harry C. Smith (1923) 13 Jan 2003 2 Jun 2003 Structure of Merit

35.

Harry H. Webb House

#265

2935 Otis Street Charles Manning MacGregor (1904) 24 Apr 2003 8 Oct 2003 Structure of Merit

36.

Squires Block

#281

2100 Vine Street at Shattuck Avenue Edwin Squires (1895) 7 March 2005 9 May 2005 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

37.

Marie & Frederick A. Hoffman Building

#289

2988–2992 Adeline Street Henry Ahnefeld (1905) 24 May 2006 6 July 2006 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

38.

Annie & Fred J. Martin House

#292

2411 Fifth Street

(1892)

26 June 2006 3 August 2006 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

39.

John Boyd House

#313

1915 Addison Street

(1893)

22 September 2011 5 January 2012 Structure of Merit

40.

Mary J. Berg House

#315

2517 Regent Street William Garfield May (1901) 6 September 2012 1 November 2012 Structure of Merit

41.

Lucinda Reames House No. 1

#317

2503 Regent Street A. Dodge Coplin (1902–1903) 1 May 2014 2 October 2014 Structure of Merit

42.

Lucinda Reames House No. 2

#318

2509 Regent Street A. Dodge Coplin (1903) 1 May 2014 2 October 2014 Structure of Merit

43.

William Wilkinson House

#319

2511 Regent Street A. Dodge Coplin (1903) 1 May 2014 2 October 2014 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

44.

George A. Mattern/Berkeley Bank Building

#328

2500 Shattuck Avenue at Dwight Way Louis M. Upton (1923) 1 June 2017 1 February 2018 Structure of Merit
CA State Historic Resources Inventory

          

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