Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Claremont Court Gate and Street Markers
Claremont Boulevard and Russell Street
— John Galen Howard, Architect; 1906 —
designated in 2005
The elegant red brick pillars heighten the formal ambiance of the area. Their moldings of ivory-colored terra-cotta, Ionic capitals, and clusters of acanthus leaves follow the Beaux-Arts aesthetic. The central pillar dividing the street was later removed to ease traffic as cars became popular. Additional entry gates stand on Avalon Avenue, Forest Avenue, and Russell Street.
Erected 2009 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 2005.
Location. 37° 51.548′ N, 122° 14.714′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2837 Claremont Boulevard, Berkeley CA 94705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Muir School (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Kelsey Ranch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Star Grocery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Claremont Public Improvements (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clark Kerr Campus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bill's Trading Post and Gem Gallery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Berkeley Repertory Theatre: Original Location (1968) (approx. half a mile away); Strand (Elmwood) Theater (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
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