Bakewell & Brown Architecture Photos

Arthur Brown, Jr. (1874-1957) (graduate of UC Berkeley) & John Bakewell, Jr. (graduate of L'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris) met while both worked with Bernard Maybeck. As partners they are noted for San Francisco's, Berkeley's & Pasadena's City Halls, PG&E San Francisco headquarters, Frisco's Art Institute, Temple Emanu-el, San Diego's Santa Fe depot, the Horticulture Building for the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, & several buildings at UC Berkeley & Stanford University. Brown later designed the War Memorial Opera House & the Veterans Building, and the Federal Building. Brown also designed the Interstate Commerce & Department of Labor buildings in Washington, DC.

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City Hall. San Francisco, CA.PG&E & Matson Buildings. San Francisco, CA.PG&E Headquarters on Market Street. CA.PG&E Headquarters on Market Street. San Francisco, CA.
City Hall (1915). San Francisco, CA. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Bakewell & Brown. PG&E (1924) & Matson (1923) Buildings (215-245 Market St.). San Francisco, CA.PG&E Headquarters (former Matson building) on Market Street. CA. Architect: Bakewell & Brown. On National Register.PG&E Headquarters on Market Street. San Francisco, CA.
Gilded lamps on PG&E Headquarters. San Francisco, CA.Opera House & Veterans Auditorium. San Francisco, CA.Opera House & Veterans Auditorium. San Francisco, CA.Opera House facade. San Francisco, CA.
Gilded lamps on PG&E Headquarters. San Francisco, CA.Opera House & Veterans Auditorium. San Francisco, CA.Opera House & Veterans Auditorium (1932). San Francisco, CA. Architect: Brown & Lansburgh.Opera House facade. San Francisco, CA.
Opera House lobby ceiling. San Francisco, CA.Santa Fe Depot tower & dome. San Diego, CA.City Hall in afternoon light. Pasadena, CA.Carvings over portal of City Hall. Pasadena, CA.
Opera House lobby ceiling. San Francisco, CA.Santa Fe Depot (1915) tower & dome. San Diego, CA. Style: Mission Revival. Architect: Bakewell & Brown.City Hall (1925-7) (100 N Garfield Ave.) in afternoon light. Pasadena, CA. Style: Spanish Baroque. Architect: John Bakewell Jr. & Arthur Brown Jr..Carvings over portal of City Hall. Pasadena, CA.
City Hall overview. Pasadena, CA.City Hall dome. Pasadena, CA.EPA Building. Washington, DC.EPA Building. Washington, DC.
City Hall overview. Pasadena, CA.City Hall dome. Pasadena, CA.Interstate Commerce Commission now EPA Building (1935) (Constitution Ave. at 12th). Washington, DC. Architect: Arthur Brown.Pediment & columns of EPA Building. Washington, DC.
Pediment of woman with torch on EPA Building. Washington, DC.Woman on back of bull on EPA Building. Washington, DC.

Pediment detail showing woman with torch flanked by horse, eagle, boy & bull on EPA Building. Washington, DC.Pediment detail showing woman with wheat on back of bull on EPA Building. Washington, DC.


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