Plaque

City Hall Annex

DOWNTOWN

1835 Allston Way map it

CITY OF BERKELEY LANDMARK

designated in 1988

CITY HALL ANNEX

James W. Plachek, Architect, 1925

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.

Berkeley Historical Plaque Project
1998


  • Davis Farm, north-east corner Marin Avenue & Spruce Street (1880's), BHS.

  • Strut Dairy, BHS.

Photo credit abbreviations:
BAHA: Berkeley Architectural Heritage Assn.
BHS: Berkeley Historical Society