Bill's Trading Post and Gem Gallery
— A.W. Smith, Architect and Builder, 1923 —
A.W. Smith was a prolific designer and builder of residential
and commercial properties in Berkeley and Oakland dur-
ing the early part of the twentieth century. This one-story
building follows the pattern of the two-block long Elmwood
commercial district with traditional inset storefronts and
clerestory windows above.
Erected 2018 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Strand (Elmwood) Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Berkeley Repertory Theatre: Original Location (1968) (about 400 feet away); The Kelsey Ranch (about 700 feet away); Star Grocery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Claremont Public Improvements (approx. 0.3 miles away); Claremont Court Gate and Street Markers (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Muir School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anthony Boucher: Editor and Writer (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
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