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Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Haberfelde Building

 
 
Haberfelde Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 29, 2018
1. Haberfelde Building Marker
Inscription.  George Haberfelde (1871 - 1962), a civic and business leader in the community, contracted with local architect Charles H. Biggar (1882 - 1946) to construct this five-story office and retail building in the Sullivanesque architectural style. When completed in 1927, the Haberfelde was one of the tallest buildings in the southern San Joaquin Valley.
 
Erected 2015 by Kern County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 35° 22.471′ N, 119° 1.107′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Chester Avenue near 17th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1499 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kern County Hall of Records (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bakersfield Californian (about 500 feet away); Kern County Vietnam War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Kress Building
Haberfelde Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 29, 2018
2. Haberfelde Building and Marker
The marker is mounted on the corner of the building at the far left.
(about 600 feet away); Arlington House (about 600 feet away); Colonel Thomas Baker (about 600 feet away); Livermore and Chester Store (about 600 feet away); Vest Drug Store and Market (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
Haberfelde Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 29, 2018
3. Haberfelde Building
Haberfelde Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
4. Haberfelde Building
Haberfelde Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
5. Haberfelde Building
Interior View of the Haberfelde Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
6. Interior View of the Haberfelde Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 1, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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