Mrs. E.P. (Stella) King Building

Mrs. E.P. (Stella) King Building (HM1114)

Location: Berkeley, CA 94704 Alameda County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 51.904', W 122° 15.495'

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Albert Dodge Coplin, Architect

— 1901 —

City of Berkeley Landmark
designated in 2005
This corner store was built for Stella King's dry goods business and upstairs residence. Until the shop closed in 1923, it was a gathering place where neighbors could find everything from sewing supplies to baled hay.

Self-taught designer A.D. Coplin used narrow shiplap siding and scroll-sawn eave details, adapting Colonial Revival and Craftsman styles into his eclectic design. Although modified for different uses over the years, the E.P. King building retains its original appearance and corner-store character. This wood frame building and the adjacent Soda Works building are survivors of the early commercial district along this section of Telegraph Avenue.
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HM NumberHM1114
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByBerkeley Historical Plaque Project
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:55pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 565243 N 4191103
Decimal Degrees37.86506667, -122.25825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 51.904', W 122° 15.495'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 51' 54.24" N, 122° 15' 29.70" W
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Area Code(s)510, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2501 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley CA 94704, US
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