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Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

City Hall Annex

Jamers W. Plachek, Architect

 

—1925 —

 
City Hall Annex Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 5, 2012
1. City Hall Annex Marker
Inscription.
City of Berkeley Landmark
designated in 1984
Constructed in 1925 when Berkeley’s population was growing rapidly, this building accommodated a variety of civic services next to City Hall. The Department of Milk Inspection, which assured the purity of milk produced by dairies that were still located in less developed parts of the City, was located here. A large fire proof safe inside the building, perhaps a legacy of Berkeley’s 1923 fire, once stored City records.
 
Erected 1998 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
 
Location. 37° 52.123′ N, 122° 16.413′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Allston Way west of Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is to the right of the entrance hidden by and overgrown bush. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1835 Allston Way, Berkeley CA 94703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Berkeley Veterans Memorial Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley High School Industrial Arts and Science (G and H Buildings)
City Hall Annex Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 5, 2012
2. City Hall Annex Marker
The marker is to the right of the steps.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Framåt Lodge #405 (about 700 feet away); Veterans Memorial Building (about 700 feet away); Jos. H. McCourt / Bruno L. Putzker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Land Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Berkeley Y.M.C.A. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
 
More about this marker. "Farms in Berkeley? Mooo!"
 
Also see . . .  Berkeley Farms Celebrates 100 Years!. When 17-year-old John Sabatte left France in 1895 to seek his fortune in the United States, he had no idea he was about to create a dairy legacy. By 1910, he had founded a successful family milk distribution business in South Berkeley that grew to a 40-man operation with 28 routes by 1940. (Submitted on April 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Government
 
City Hall Annex image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 5, 2012
3. City Hall Annex
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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