Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Tupper & Reed Building
William Raymond Yelland, Architect; 1925
—Listed on the National Register of Historic Places —
designated in 1984
Architect W.R. Yelland (1891-1966), a UC graduate, designed many “storybook” structures. This building features clinker bricks, wood beam ceilings, slate roofs, balconies, fanciful decorations, and a monumental fireplace. The iron cutout of the chimney top announced the Sign of the Piper Restaurant, once located upstairs. Following a 1956 fire Tupper and Read moved next door.
Erected 2003 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Location. 37° 52.087′ N, 122° 16.057′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Shattuck Avenue north of Bancroft Way, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2271 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Morse Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of John Hinkel Livery Stable, 1900 (about 500 feet away); Armstrong College Building (about 600 feet away); Elks Club Building (about 700 feet away); Howard Automobile Company (about 700 feet away); United States Post Office (about 800 feet away); Ennor’s Restaurant Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
Also see . . . File:Tupper & Reed Building (Berkeley, CA).JPG. Distant view of the Tupper & Reed Building (Submitted on April 11, 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 April 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 475 times since then. Last updated on April 15, 2012. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.