Discovering Great Mormon Buildings

Claremont Ward Window

2334 Stuart Street
Berkeley, CA
Architect: Possibly Leslie Dean Price (He designed the Overlook chapel in Walnut Creek – a similar looking building)
Dedicated 1955. Renamed Oakland 5th Ward in 1965. Ward dissolved in 1970 and sold to a Christian church – possibly the Unification Church (Moonies). Sold to Hare Krishna’s several years after this.
Now the New Jagannatha Puri (ISKCON Berkeley Hare Krishna Temple)
Click for Map Location of Building

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2 responses

  1. .

    Do you think those are original?

    May 12, 2011 at 9:06 am

    • My guess is the exterior windows are original, but the sliders over them are not. I liked them enough, though, that I wanted to post it.

      May 12, 2011 at 4:55 pm

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