Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mrs. E.P. (Stella) King Building
Albert Dodge Coplin, Architect
— 1901 —
designated in 2005
Self-taught designer A.D. Coplin used narrow shiplap siding and scroll-sawn eave details, adapting Colonial Revival and Craftsman styles into his eclectic design. Although modified for different uses over the years, the E.P. King building retains its original appearance and corner-store character. This wood frame building and the adjacent Soda Works building are survivors of the early commercial district along this section of Telegraph Avenue.
Erected 2005 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Location. 37° 51.904′ N, 122° 15.495′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Dwight Way and Telegraph Avenue on Dwight Way. The building is situated on the southeast corner. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soda Works Building (a few steps from this marker); Moe's Books (within shouting distance of this marker); "In Tribute to Chiura Obata" (within shouting distance of this marker); “A People’s History of Telegraph Avenue” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. Gorman & Son Building (about 600 feet away); First Church of Christ, Scientist (about 700 feet away); American Baptist Seminary of the West - Hobart Hall (about 700 feet away); Anthony Boucher: Editor and Writer (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
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