Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
La Loma Steps
designated in 1995
After the 1923 Berkeley Fire swept through this neighborhood, the steps remained exposed on a hillside of ruins and ashes. Features of the steps were rehabilitated after the Fire and again in 1992.
Erected 2000 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Location. 37° 52.912′ N, 122° 15.623′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Le Roy Avenue and Hawthorne Terrace on Le Roy Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1497 Le Roy Avenue, Berkeley CA 94708, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hillside School (about 400 feet away, Rose Walk (about 600 feet away); Annie and Bernard Maybeck House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Temple of Wings (approx. ¼ mile away); Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden (approx. ¼ mile away); Jensen House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daley’s Scenic Park Street Improvenents (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hillside Club (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
Also see . . . The Hillside Club - history. The club's stated mission was "to protect the hills of Berkeley from unsightly grading and the building of unsuitable and disfiguring houses; to do all in our power to beautify these hills and above all to create and encourage a decided public opinion on these subjects." (Submitted on March 25, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.