Berkeley Walks: Revealing Rambles through America's Most by Robert E. Johnson,Janet L. Byron

By Robert E. Johnson,Janet L. Byron

Berkeley Walks celebrates the issues that make Berkeley the sort of excellent jogging city—diverse structure, panoramic perspectives, tree-lined neighborhoods, old houses, strange gardens, mystery pathways, hidden parks, shiny highway lifestyles, trend-setting eating places, and fascinating background. interesting and mind-blowing sidelights comprise the condominium construction from which Patty Hearst was once abducted; Ted Kaczynski’s domestic earlier than he turned the Unabomber; and the flats of Nobel laureates and literary Berkeleyans reminiscent of Thornton Wilder, Ann Rice, and Philip ok. Dick.

Bob Johnson and Janet Byron—longtime urban citizens and journey guides—designed those 18 walks to exhibit the numerous parts that make Berkeley’s neighborhoods, purchasing districts, and educational parts such enjoyable to discover. viewers will find a bright group past the collage of California campus borders, whereas locals should be shocked and overjoyed by means of the treasures of their personal backyards.

Highlights of the e-book contain 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 photographs, and 20 maps, together with a map of Berkeley bookstores.

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