Berkeley: The Life and Spirit of a Remarkable Town
Ellen WeisISBN: 1583940936;
Book DescriptionDiscover the history and memorable sights of Berkeley, the East Bay town beloved for its beautiful campus of the University of California, eclectic neighborhoods, and progressive political movements. From its great bookstores, new footbridge near the waterfront, and "gourmet ghetto" made famous by Alice Waters' Chez Panisse restaurant, this photographic tour captured by international photographer Kiran Singh explores what makes the neighborhoods, waterfront, and favorite haunts on campus and in town so special. More than 150 dazzling color photographs celebrate landmarks, festivals, and the Berkeley of today, with its emerging downtown arts district, spectacular Grizzly Peak views, marina, and waterfront. Historic black and white photographs and text document the stories behind favorite sites including the Rose Garden, the towering Campanile, The Claremont Hotel, and Tilden Park. Berkeley writer Ellen Weis's description of each photograph makes this a tribute that...
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