National Register of Historic Places in Alameda County

National Register #78000644: Golden Sheaf Bakery in Berkeley, California 1 January 2016
National Register #78000644
Golden Sheaf Bakery
2069-2071 Addison Street
Built 1905

The Golden Sheaf Bakery, designed by Clinton Day, is one of the few remaining brick commercial structures in downtown Berkeley.

The architecture is classically inspired with Tuscan ordered pilasters. The terra cotta ornamentation was fabricated by Gladding, McBean of Lincoln, California.

In 1905, Golden Sheaf was one of the largest bakeries in California. When the 1906 Earthquake and Fire destroyed much of San Francisco, California drafted Golden Sheaf to feed the great number of homeless people in San Francisco.

Source: Adapted from the NRHP nomination.

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