Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Dragon, Schmidts, Hardman and Officer, Associated Architects, 1939
— Chester Bowles, Jr. and Associates, 1994 —
designated in 1984
Changes to the building’s Depression-era design occurred during an extensive structural renovation in 1994. The school was named after the American poet John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892).
Erected 2000 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education.
Location. 37° 52.586′ N, 122° 16.231′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Virginia Street west of Shattuck Avenue Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2180 Virginia Street, Berkeley CA 94709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Poetry Garden (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of the Asian American Movement (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Berkeley Congregational (Grace North) Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peet’s Coffee & Tea (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 1923 Berkeley Fire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ohlone Dog Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shattuck Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Heywood Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
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