Walter H. Ratcliff Landmark
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Notes & Resources
City Report Dec 17, 2002


Additional Resources:

City of Berkeley, Office of the City Clerk, Deeds, December 22, 1914

Berkeley Daily Gazette, January 14, 1914, "City Horses under the Hammer"

Ibid, March 23, 1917 , "Old Corporation Yard To Be Park"

City of Berkeley, City Manager Report , 1923

Hanson, Nicholas. "Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr., 1980. Archives. Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association (BAHA)

Corporation Yard Timeline and Resolutions


NOTES:

(1) City of Berkeley, City Council, Minutes, January 4, 1913, Resolution 2191-N.S.
(2) Ibid, August 18, 1916, Resolution 5890-N.S.
(3) City of Berkeley, Building and Permits, Records, 1326 Allston Way
(4) Ibid.
(5) Berkeley Daily Gazette, May 13, 1913, "Council to Move Corporation Yards"
(6) Seventh Annual Report of the Mayor and Councilmen, June 30, 1916
(7) Berkeley Daily Gazette, June 30, 1915, "New Corporation Yard"
(8) Ibid, May 13, 1913, "Council to Move Corporation Yards"
(9) Ibid, June 30, 1915, "New Corporation Yard"
(10) City of Berkeley, City Council, Minutes, April 21, 1916, Resolution 5477-N.S.
(11) Seventh Annual Report of the Mayor and Councilmen, June 30, 1916
(12) City of Berkeley, Public Works Department, Engineering Division, Records, Corporation Yard Site Drawing, 1949
(13) City of Berkeley, City Council, Minutes, August 18, 1916, Resolution 5890-N.S.
(14) Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association (BAHA)
(15) Seventh Annual Report of the Mayor and Councilmen, June 30, 1916
(16) City of Berkeley, City Council, Minutes, October 6, 1916, Communications from City Architect, Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr.
(17) Berkeley Daily Gazette, August 6, 1916, "New Street Work Started By City"
(18) Ibid, October 21, 1916, "Kickers Scored By The Mayor In Annual Report"
(19) City of Berkeley, City Council, Minutes, January 12, 1917, Ordinance 496-N.S.
(20) Seventh Annual Report of the Mayor and Councilmen, June 30, 1916
(21) "Corporation Yard needs more than just a makeover"
L A Wood. Berkeley Daily Planet, February 21, 2002 .

Maps:

1. Corporation Yard Building and Utilities Map (1949). Courtesy of Berkeley Public Works
2. Current Corporation Yard Site Map (2002). Courtesy of Berkeley Public Works
3. Ratcliff building, Corporation Yard (ca 1960). Courtesy of Berkeley Public Works
4. Ratcliff, original building. Detail.
5. Map of Cedar Trees (2002)

Drawings:

1. Ratcliff building. Detail of office area. Courtesy of Berkeley Public Works
2. Ratcliff building

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