Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Church of the Good Shepherd
Charles L. Bugbee, Architect, 1878
— Listed on the National Register of Historic Places —
Erected 2000 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
Location. 37° 52.205′ N, 122° 17.679′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Hearst Avenue and Ninth Street, on the right when traveling south on Hearst Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1823 Ninth Street, Berkeley CA 94710, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this 935 Hearst Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Toveri Tupa – Finnish Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bowen’s Inn/Higgins Grocery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Workingman’s Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delaware Street Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Spenger’s Fish Grotto (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fullen Market Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Photoplayer Co. (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
More about this marker. The marker is mounted at the top of the steps, to the immediate right of the front entrance.
Regarding Church of the Good Shepherd. The Church of the Good Shepherd was given landmark status by the City of Berkeley in 1975, and placed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1986.
Also see . . . Berkeley Landmarks' History of the Good Shepherd Church. "The building originated with a women’s sewing society, which began collecting funds in 1877 to build an Episcopal church in West Berkeley. It was constructed in 1878, the year in which the City of Berkeley was incorporated. The architect, Charles L. Bugbee, modeled it after the Gothic Revival Mendocino Presbyterian Church designed a decade earlier by his father’s firm, S.C. Bugbee & Sons of San Francisco...." (Submitted on March 11, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,725 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 2. submitted on July 22, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.