The colorful marquee with the dominant star was added during a
1949 expansion. In 1974 Jim's son Nick assumed management,
continuing to offer quality merchandise in the trusting
personal family style that has attracted neighborhood
loyalty over the decades.
Erected 2012 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 37° 51.282′ N, 122° 14.886′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Claremont Avenue and The Uplands, on the right when traveling south on Claremont
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Claremont Public Improvements (a few steps from this marker); John Muir School (approx. ¼ mile away); Berkeley Repertory Theatre: Original Location (1968) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Strand (Elmwood) Theater (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Kelsey Ranch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bill's Trading Post and Gem Gallery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Claremont Court Gate and Street Markers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anthony Boucher: Editor and Writer (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.