— City of Berkeley Landmark, designated in 1985 —This building, thought to be Berkeley's oldest remaining structure, originally stood on the Contra Costa Road, now San Pablo Avenue. Built by Captain William J. Bowen when the area was sparsely populated, it served as an inn, saloon, grocery store, and stagecoach stop. Oceanview, Berkeley's first community, grew up between Bowen's Inn and a small shipping wharf built by Captain James Jacobs at the foot of what is now Delaware Street.
|Placed By||Berkeley Historical Plaque Project|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:12am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 561752 N 4191688|
|Decimal Degrees||37.87058333, -122.29788333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 52.235', W 122° 17.873'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 52' 14.10" N, 122° 17' 52.38" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||510, 650, 408, 925|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 834 Delaware St, Berkeley CA 94710, US|
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