Inventory of North Berkeley and Kensington Real Estate Development, 1914

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Inventory of North Berkeley and Kensington Real Estate Development, 1914

Collection number: BANC PIC 1957.024--ALB

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: North Berkeley and Kensington real estate development.
Date: 1914
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1957.024--ALB
Creator: Meikle, Brock & Skidmore
Extent: 1 album (22 photographic prints) 7 digital objects (7 images)
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: Streets and homes in Thousand Oaks, Kensington Park, Berkeley Highlands, and Northbrae areas of Berkeley and Kensington, Calif. Two photos show streetcars.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Identification of item], North Berkeley and Kensington real estate development [graphic], BANC PIC 1957.024--ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley., BANC PIC 1957.024--ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Alternate Forms Available

Digital reproductions of selected images are available.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
Online Archive of California.
Electric railroads -- Cars -- Photographs.
Housing development -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs.
Housing development -- California -- Kensington -- Photographs.
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.
Kensington (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.

Biography/Organization History

Meikle, Brock & Skidmore was a real estate agency in early 20th cent. Berkeley, Calif.

Scope and Content Note

Streets and homes in Thousand Oaks, Kensington Park, Berkeley Highlands, and Northbrae areas of Berkeley and Kensington, Calif. Two photos show streetcars.

Container Listing

 

Thousand Oaks as it was in 1912. BANC PIC 1957.024:001--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
 

A Thousand Oaks home. 1914 BANC PIC 1957.024:002--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
 

Homes in Thousand Oaks Heights adjoining Berkeley Highlands. 1914 BANC PIC 1957.024:003--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
 

Thousand Oaks Heights [residence]. 1914 BANC PIC 1957.024:004--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
 

Arlington avenue approaching Berkeley Highlands [colored illus]. BANC PIC 1957.024:005--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Residences in Thousand Oaks Heights. BANC PIC 1957.024:006--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

A home in Kensington. BANC PIC 1957.024:007--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Residences in Kensington Park adjoining Berkeley Highlands. BANC PIC 1957.024:008--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Street car at Berkeley Highlands. BANC PIC 1957.024:009--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

A street in Kensington Park adjoining Berkeley Highlands. BANC PIC 1957.024:010--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

These two pictures show a panoramic view of Northbrae. In 1910 this property was a cow pasture. In 1912 there were only two or three homes in it, and the street work had not been completed. These views were taken in Oct. 1914. BANC PIC 1957.024:011--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Carline at Berkeley Highlands showing character of street work and parking strips. [Euclid Ave. street car in view; on Arlington Ave?] BANC PIC 1957.024:013--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Entrance archway, Berkeley Highlands, before parking was put in around it. BANC PIC 1957.024:014--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Berkeley Highlands taken from small park near entrance. [real estate sign visible]. BANC PIC 1957.024:015--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Looking through one of the portals of the Berkeley Highlands entrance archway. BANC PIC 1957.024:016--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Amherst Avenue, Berkeley Highlands. BANC PIC 1957.024:017--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

A general view of Berkeley Highlands, showing the gentle slope toward the Bay. The steepest lots in the tract are shown here. The slope is just sufficient for a permanent view. Trees [In distance] are in Brock estate. [shows Amherst Ave. with two houses; two streets above have no houses]. 1914 BANC PIC 1957.024:018--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
 

Colgate Avenue near junction of Columbia Avenue, Berkeley Highlands. 1914 BANC PIC 1957.024:019--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
 

Kenyon Avenue, near Purdue, Berkeley Highlands. BANC PIC 1957.024:020--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
 

Colgate Avenue, corner Beloit Avenue, Berkeley Highlands. 1914 BANC PIC 1957.024:021--ALB

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.