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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 32

Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 32

Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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S4 0 MARCH 31, 1929 SUNDAY Crffiune 2-M BARCELONA Rarrelona Apartments Ready. IPliTIEITS -i 1S.1Q C.r. Altadonia Apartments JnBerkeley Henry Tweed operu this structure for inspection today at 245 1 Le Conte avenue, Berkeley. It is exclusively a two-room apartment structure. Equipment includes genuine Frigidaire, Spark ranges, and Built by D.

H. McCorkle, this, residential apartment bu, ding open Feature, include Marshall Electro-Kold refngeration son street. 81 H.E. I Marshall Stearns beds. APARTMENTS By M'CDRKLE TO ra fCiJsifas Henry E.

Tweed tnnouncei the ODenlnc or me Altauonia apart D. IT. McCorkle. well known builder, etates that the "Barcel tnents. an exclusive apartment ona," at 3529 Emerson street la not structure compoxed of two room units at 2451 La Conte avenue, Ber 12 i i i Mi i keley.

There are twenly-four suite, fl.CH! i completely furnished, under the BUDervlnion of Mm. H. M. Ingham Mra. M.

8. Foe will be the resident manaa-er. The building la complete In Its facilities which include carafes, electrlo laundry, ateam heating- and o.E 0 0 La I hot water plants, storage accom modatlon, tradesmen's lockers and radio wirlntr. The general architecture Is of fe a a it the Spanish type In white stucco, the Interior also having- a note of the Spanish in the wall finishes. 8 and in the furniture selection Twelve of the apartments have "Just another" apartment house.

Its opening today marks the final realization of an ideal, he points out, and adds: "No attempt was made to build to a fixed cost, but rather the architect, the builder and the Interior decorator have all earnestly striven to create a group of real homes under one roof. Every effort has been made to deviate from the stereotyped apartment house arrangement and atmosphere, and In place thereof to provide the same degree of individuality and the same expression of refinement and good taste found in the homes for which California is noted. "The architecture, by Douglas Dncre Stone, Is Spanish in character. The white textured walls are' In pleasing contrast with the handmade tile roof and gayly colored awnings. A tower on one corner of the building affords a panoramic view of tho Bay and hills, and provides a pleasant place to lounge on a sunny day.

The lobby Is spacious and sunny, and charmingly Spanish in treatment The celling is done in etenclls on anti hardwood floors, the balance being-carpeted. Tile has been used In the bathrooms, and also In the kitchens I I 1 ar where tile colorings harmonise with the enamel finish. Large din ttes are a feature. Spark ranges are standard equipment, and also genuine Frlgldalre refrigeration. The wall beds are from Marshall and Stearns Company.

Gas and sign to be manufactured by the electricity are included in a flat Electrical Products Corporation of JOOST BACK this city. Steel Cabinets. Are Made for Refrigeration rental, Many of the units enjoy an excellent bay or hill view. The location Is convenient to the university and the Berkeley business district. During the six weeks spent on the survey Joost investigated not only merchandising possibilities but arrived at the conclusion that FROM EAST the manufacturing facilities of his que golden brown in contrast to the company's Oakland plant are su nerlor to those in other cities.

William E. executive vice Joost said. "In proportion to its population president of the Electrical Pro- Builders' Hardware B. SIMON HARDWARE CO. 7ih Broadway LAkt; 7816 JOHNSON OIL BUHNERS IN Oakland has a larger number of textured walls of lighter shades.

The floor and main stairway are laid in large variegated handmade tile from claye found only In South Dakota. A most pleasing and purely Spanish note la found In the largei studio casement windows opening onto a balcony barred with massive, yet decorative iron work. The Scott-Buttner Electric company announces that Efeetro-Kold Is now making a complete line of all steel cabinets for apartment house and small domestic refrigeration. The firm report: "These cabinets are automobile body steel Inside and out. The in ducts Corporation, Northern California division, recently returned from an extended visit to the principal eastern cities to investigate the possibilities for a new type of iweon ritsplay eigns, tor which the Electrical Products Corporation are the exclusive mnnufacturera, than any other city In the United States.

"The forthcoming year promlwes to be the busloat in the history of the local plant, which not only A door leading to the covered gar age driveway makes it posslblo for guests to leave or enter their cara sulation is 2 Inch cork board on all the walls and a inch cork APARTMENTS without being exposed to weather. board bottom. The Eloctro-Kold "The building contains nine four taxed to capacity to meet the demands for Neon nlgna, but the manufacture of the new type of signs shortly to be Introduced, promises additional business. corporation bought recently a ship load of this cork direct from Spnln. room apartments and three five room apartments, the latter having Before placing the cork board two duuis.

ureat cure has been tafcen in working out the floor slabs In the refrigerator they are wrapped in waxed paper and dipped in hydrolene. The Interiors of the cabinets are finished with plans In order to combine spaci 1 A ousness ana maximum convenience round edges and corners, including for Instance it is possible to enter the kitchen, bath, bedroom or Opens Today BARCELONA APTS. 3529 Emerson Off Excelsior Residential Apartments 4 and 5 Rooms. Furnished and Unfurnished This beautiful building with every modern convenience designed and furnished to meet the demands of those who are not satisfied with the "Ordinary." For information see Mr. Grant on premises.

Telephone MErrilt 1395 D. H. McCORKLE, Builder the doors, and are trimmed with a Now open for inspection daily from 11 A. M. to 9 P.

M. One of the Most Beautiful and Attractive Homes in the Entire East Bay Region. bumper strip linlnhed in natural wood. Interior finishes may be hud in either porcelain enamel or a durable baked enamel flnt.ih. Among aecently completed apartments equipped with full automatic Johnson Oil Burners are the Barcelona apartments at 8529 Emerson street and the Marshall Dean apartments at Addison and California streets, Berkeley.

A representative of the Johnson Oil Burner Company states: "With the Installation of the full automatic Johnson Oil burner the tenants are assured an abundance of heat and hot water at all times. "Johnson Oil Burners have been manufactured In Oakland for more than twenty-five years and are in use throughout the world." In connection with their Oakland "The position of the front unit on one side of this box permits an increesnd amount of helf pace. dressing room from a short pass-hall opening from the reception hall. Every room in the houue Is an outside room with sun and view. The kitchens are done in colored tile, all have cross ventilation and are large enough to accommodate a breakfast table.

They are equipped with Eleclro-Kold refrigerators from the Soott Buttner Company, high speed electric ranges, all electricity for cooking asM lighting being included In tho rentals. The floors and walls of all bathrooms 'h cordially invite von to vlit this home, which is -are beautifully tl ed In color and an expreuion of the latest de elopments in modern home Duilding and FumUhmg, Every room is a gem, and la the matter of planning for the convenience of the housekeeper, there is nothing left to be factory the S. T. Johnson Company operate a large fleet of trucks providing quick dependable delivery are fitted with bulltln dressing cases And Venetian plate mirrors. Every apartment has a wealth of Closet room including linen closets, Of high grade Diesel and stove oils These cfthlnets have 7 siuare feet of Hhelt area nnd the cubical contents are cubic feet.

The height of thene cublm-tH is 311 inches, 'which lends itaelf admirably to a location at drain board height. Builders are finding that the best location for these cabinets Is continuation of 'the drain board. Those cabinets mwr also be had with a 20 inch" base underneath for setting on the floor. This underneath spaoe may be used for vegetable storage or for locating the compressor -on Individual units. "This 'popular line of refrigeration Is making great strides and has now completed Its line with the addition of these cabinets.

Many Installations have been made of these cabinets In the liastbay area and the latest Installation is at the Barcelona apartments at 853 Em-, erson street, Oakland." to Oakland residents and industrial plants. GAS STOVES tiade in Oakland. Used all over the world! Built by Mr. Noblle F. Justine and furnished throughout by John Breuner Oakland.

OAKLAND HURLEY- BILL The home will be open for only short time longer and we suggext your coming ont Sunday at the latest. The arrows show tho way. IS ADVOCATED!" nroom ciosete, nai boxes, built-in drawers, etc. Wall beds are of the latest Marshall Stearns "cloa-a-door" type. The woodwork in the reception hall and all main rooms Is of hand-rubbed selected genuine mahogany.

Sis of the four-room apartments are completely furnished. The furniture, drapea and up-holterlng have all been carefully selected and combined to give each room individuality and character. Many of the pieces of furniture were ordered specially from eastern stocks and no effort has been spared to make each apartment complete to the smallest detail. An unusual note Is introduced by the extensive use of wrought Iron work of exquisite design and workmanship. A feature worthy i of special mention le the use of iron gates between living and dining rooms.

Tnne In on KhX every Thursday evening between 6 and 8:30, Hear the Fred Wood Co, program. Among those who addressed a committee of the state legislature In tha Interest of a bill recently introduced by Senators Edgar S. Hurley of Oakland, was I. E. Per-rin, general sales manager of the Pacific Coast Engineering A The purpose of the bill states FRED T.

WOOD INC. Tract Office Versailles and Central Avenue! Telephone AUimeda 0t Mala orflrei IMt Franklin rr-, Oakland Telephone I.Akralde Hill The Simplest Electric Refrigeration Inspect These NEW STEEL CABINETS made in the Electro-Kold factory Installed in THE BARCELONA APTS. SCOTT-BUTTNER ELECTRIC COMPANY Perrln, Svhlle not compulsory, is to give California firms a five per oent preference when submitting bids for city or stato work In competition with enatern manufacture ri ljILDIN PERMITS The total number of building permits for the week ending Wednesday. March 20, 1629, waa 108 permits, totaling $265,393.. 19 Grand Ave.

GLencourt 1542 seooGeeeooeoGcH "WINDSOR HOUSE" in Beautiful OAK KNOLL Heart of Oakland a Country Club District -v CL0S-A-D00R WALL BEDS The latest wal) bed construction permitting the door to close behind the bed. Simple. Trouble-proof. MARSHALL STEARNS CO. Mannfactnrera installed in the Barcelona Apts, pooooopooocooeoooeoosoefl rrrrinr'i'Prryrt 41 PAINTING and DECORATING for the 0 BARCELONA APT WALL PAPER lor tha BARCELONA APTS.

from M. Friedman Co. Oakland Berkeley Fruitvale 8 By D. W. Howard Sons 427 BURK Sir HOWday 7756 YOUR offices should logically be located in the Tribune Tower, a high class of ficbuildiiig that Is devoted exclusively to commercial and certain professional tenantry (at present over 90 occupied by-leading firms and outstanding corporations) Located in the downtown financial district and close to all local and suburban transportation, with all the light, fresh air and sunshine that a Towei building provides, this structure is the ideal location for your business home.

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B. OEHM CABINET SHOP 4026 E. 15th St. FRuitvale 2835-J. This Completely Awaits in MINUTES FftOM THE LAKE Via Bust Funvtrenth Sl'nd into Golf Links Koad.

'ia roothill Hlvd: luto Uoif Unk lloadi Via Excelsior, Hopkins. Calaveras and Monn-i tain Blvd. Via Foothill, Seminary and Mountain Blvd. 'Fm riedmont. Berke- i via Moraga Road, Joaquin Miller rftoad and Jlountaln Furnished English Dwelling Your Inspection Hundreds of visitors have been at-tracted to Oak Knoll since the public opening.of this attractive home on its spacious lot at the corner of Cabrillo and Granada Avenues in this exclu-.

sive residential area of Oakland. AVhile driving, plan to stop and enjoy viewing the, quaint architecture of this structure, its delightful furnishings and ultra-modern comforts. Open Sundays and week days from ten until seven. E. B.

FIELD GO. 301 Thirteenth St- OAkland 1391 or 2542 Hopkins Sl ANJover 0358 jSOCOOCCCOOOOOOOOQOOOOOw? ipoeeooeosoGoeoeoooosc Your inspection of our available suites is invited further information communicate with the TRIBUNE TOWER Franklin at 1 3th Street ARTHUR J. SLAGHT Building Manager TILINi or The Barcelona Apts. HEATING the BARCELONA APTS. SCOTT CO.

Plumbing 6 Healing 113 TENTH ST. v. LAkesidW8. by SUPERIOR Tile Products Co. Furnishings and Equipment by Breuner Oakland 3743 BROADWAY Piedmont 2468 A- 8.

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