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.
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, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2180 Virginia Street, Berkeley CA 94709, United States of America.
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); North Berkeley Congregational (Grace North) Church Peet’s Coffee & Tea (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 1923 Berkeley Fire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shattuck Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Heywood Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward A. Brakenridge House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hillside Club (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Education •
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