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Posted inBusiness

Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

Architecture bookstore William Stout has closed its Berkeley location on Solano Avenue and moved the stock to its Richmond publishing arm. Photo: Google StreetView WILLIAM STOUT CLOSES/RELOCATES Architectural bookstore William Stout has closed its Berkeley store, at 1605 Solano Ave., and is merging the business with its publishing arm on the Richmond waterfront. Owner Bill Stout told Berkeleyside the North […]

Posted inArts

Donald Olsen: A Berkeley architect of high modernism

The Metz House in Point Richmond, designed by Berkeley-based Donald Olsen about whom a new book has been published. Photo: Rondal Partridge The homes designed by Donald Olsen stand out as remarkably durable achievements within the Bay Area’s post-war architectural heritage. The architect, who was a professor at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design, was inspired by Bauhaus, […]