Allenoke Manor

Allenoke Manor (HM10G1)

Location: Berkeley, CA 94709 Alameda County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 52.6', W 122° 15.51'

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Coxhead and Coxhead, Architects

— 1903 —

City of Berkeley Landmarks
designated in 1986
Allenoke is the only large estate remaining near the northern edge of the University of California campus. It was designed by Ernest Coxhead for Allen Freeman, President of the Bank of Oakland. Coxhead, a major figure in the development of Bay Area architecture, produced a residence that was immediately recognized and widely publicized for its pioneering design. The large clinker brick house features five massive gambrel dormers and surrounded by formal gardens enclosed by clinker brick walls.

In 1938 the property passed to the ownership of Robert Sibley, Executive Manager of the California Alumni Association and one of the founders of the East Bay Regional Park system. Sibley and his wife Carol made their home a meeting place for "town and gown" for many years.
HM NumberHM10G1
Year Placed1998
Placed ByBerkeley Historical Plaque Project
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 6:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 565211 N 4192390
Decimal Degrees37.87666667, -122.25850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.6', W 122° 15.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 36.00" N, 122° 15' 30.60" W
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Area Code(s)510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1777 Le Roy Ave, Berkeley CA 94709, US
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