John Bakewell Jr.

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John Bakewell Jr.
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CitizenshipUnited States If America
OrganizationBakewell and Brown
Known forBakewell and Brown (Founder)

John Bakewell Jr. (1872–1963) was an American architect, based in San Francisco. With Arthur Brown Jr., he formed the architectural firm of Bakewell and Brown, which designed many San Francisco Bay Area landmarks. Following the dissolution of Bakewell and Brown in 1927, Bakewell formed the new partnership of Bakewell & Weihe with longtime employee Ernest Weihe.

Notable Work[1]

  • California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, 1926-1928
  • San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco, CA, 1912-1915
  • Berkeley City Hall, now the Maudelle Shirek Building, Berkeley, CA, 1908-1909[2][3]
  • Sacramento Valley Irrigation Company, Offices, 1910
  • San Francisco Housing Authority, Potrero Terrace Housing Development, San Francisco, CA, 1941-1942
  • San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, War Memorial Veterans' Building, San Francisco, CA, 1922-1932
  • John D. Sloat Monument, Monterey, CA, 1907[4]
  • At Stanford University:
    • John Henry Meyer House, Menlo Park, CA, 1920. Now used as the Stanford Provost's residence.[5]
    • Stanford University student housing, 1922-1923
    • Stanford Eating Clubs, 1923
    • Encina Gymnasium, 1915
    • Cecil H. Green Library, 1919
    • Hoover Institution of War, Revolution, and Peace, Hoover Tower, 1940-1941
    • Stanford Memorial Auditorium, 1937
    • Stanford Stadium, 1921
    • "Old Union" student union, 1915[6]
    • Stanford University student housing, 1922-1923
  • Congregation Emanu-El (San Francisco), CA, 1926
  • 50 United Nations Plaza Federal Office Building (San Francisco), San Francisco, CA, 1936[7][8]
  • W.C. Van Antwerp House ("Danvers House"), Burlingame, CA


  1. "PCAD - John Bakewell Jr".
  2. "Berkeley Historical Plaque Project – Berkeley City Hall".
  3. "Berkeley Landmarks :: Berkeley City Hall".
  4. "PCAD - Sloat, John D., Monument, Monterey, CA".
  5. "PCAD - Meyer, John Henry, House #2, Menlo Park, CA".
  6. "PCAD - Stanford University, Student Union #1, Old Union, Stanford, CA".
  7. "PCAD - United States Government, Federal Office Building #1, San Francisco, CA".
  8. "Federal Building, San Francisco, CA".

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