Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First Church of Christ, Scientist
Bernard Maybeck, Architect, 1910
Erected 2007 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 37° 51.933′ N, 122° 15.362′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Dwight Way and Bowditch Street, on the left when traveling east on Dwight Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2619 Dwight Way, Berkeley CA 94720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Baptist Seminary of the West - Hobart Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. E.P. (Stella) King Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); “A People’s History of Telegraph Avenue” (about 700 feet away); Soda Works Building (about 700 feet away); Moe's Books (about 700 feet away); "In Tribute to Chiura Obata" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Berkeley Piano Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. Gorman & Son Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
Also see . . .
1. First Church of Christ, Scientists - Berkeley Heritage. The First Church of Christ, Scientist is the only building in Berkeley that has been designated a National Landmark. It is the highest honor that can be given a structure or site in the United States. The church, located on the northeast (Submitted on April 22, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. Take a Peek at the Interior and Recent Restoration. The Friends of First Church Berkeley offers a short history of the Church and a number of photos of the interior. (Submitted on May 3, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2012. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 22, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.