Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
George Jensen, Builder
— 1891 —
designated in 1996
The Jensen House is one of only 50 buildings in this neighborhood that survived the 1923 Berkeley Fire. When the City’s water mains ran dry, the Jensens and some of their neighbors used water from a well on the property to save their houses.
Erected 2000 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Location. 37° 52.73′ N, 122° 15.424′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of La Loma Avenue and Hilgard Avenue on La Loma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1675 La Loma Avenue, Berkeley CA 94708, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Daley’s Scenic Park Street Improvenents (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of Wings (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Annie and Bernard Maybeck House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allenoke Manor (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Annie's Oak" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cloyne Court Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hillside School (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Loma Steps (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
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