Inventory of North Berkeley and Kensington real estate development [graphic], 1914

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Inventory of North Berkeley and Kensington Real Estate Development [graphic], 1914

Collection number: BANC PIC 1957.024--ALB

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Date Completed:
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Encoded by:
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: North Berkeley and Kensington Real Estate Development [graphic],
Date: 1914
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1957.024--ALB
Creator: Meikle, Brock & Skidmore
Extent: Number of items: 1 album (22 prints)
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
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: English

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List of Items

item 1.

Thousand Oaks as it was in 1912.

item 2.

A Thousand Oaks home

item 3.

Homes in Thousand Oaks Heights adjoining Berkeley Highlands.

item 4.

Thousand Oaks Heights [residence]

item 5.

Arlington avenue approaching Berkeley Highlands [colored illus]

item 6.

Residences in Thousand Oaks Heights.

item 7.

A home in Kensington.

item 8.

Residences in Kensington Park adjoining Berkeley Highlands.

item 9.

Street car at Berkeley Highlands.

item 10.

A street in Kensington Park adjoining Berkeley Highlands

item 11-12.

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.

item 13.

Carline at Berkeley Highlands showing character of street work and parking strips. [Euclid Ave. street car in view; on Arlington Ave?]

item 14.

Entrance archway, Berkeley Highlands, before parking was put in around it.

item 15.

Berkeley Highlands taken from small park near entrance. [real estate sign visible]

item 16.

Looking through one of the portals of the Berkeley Highlands entrance archway.

item 17.

Amherst Avenue, Berkeley Highlands.

item 18.

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]

item 19.

Colgate Avenue near junction of Columbia Avenue, Berkeley Highlands.

item 20.

Kenyon Avenue, near Purdue, Berkeley Highlands.

item 21.

Colgate Avenue, corner Beloit Avenue, Berkeley Highlands.