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By Robert E. Johnson,Janet L. Byron

Berkeley Walks celebrates the issues that make Berkeley this type of remarkable strolling city—diverse structure, panoramic perspectives, tree-lined neighborhoods, historical houses, strange gardens, mystery pathways, hidden parks, bright road lifestyles, trend-setting eating places, and fascinating historical past. interesting and miraculous sidelights contain the condominium construction from which Patty Hearst used to be abducted; Ted Kaczynski’s domestic ahead of he grew to become the Unabomber; and the apartments of Nobel laureates and literary Berkeleyans resembling Thornton Wilder, Ann Rice, and Philip okay. Dick.

Bob Johnson and Janet Byron—longtime urban citizens and travel guides—designed those 18 walks to exhibit the numerous parts that make Berkeley’s neighborhoods, purchasing districts, and educational components such enjoyable to discover. viewers will find a vivid neighborhood past the college of California campus borders, whereas locals may be stunned and thrilled via the treasures of their personal backyards.

Highlights of the ebook comprise a spotlight on architects Joseph Esherick, John Galen Howard, Bernard Maybeck, Julia Morgan, James Plachek, Walter Ratcliff, Jr., and John Hudson Thomas, a hundred archival and unique images, and 20 maps, together with a map of Berkeley bookstores.

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