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CHL No. 986 Piedmont Way - Alameda


NO. 986 PIEDMONT WAY - Piedmont Way was conceived in 1865 by Frederick Law Olmsted, America's foremost landscape architect. As the centerpiece of a gracious residential community close beside the College of California, Olmsted envisioned a roadway that would follow the natural contours of the land and be sheltered from sun and wind by 'an overarching bowery of foliage.' This curvilinear, tree-lined parkway was Olmsted's first residential street design. It has served as the model for similar parkways across the nation.


Piedmont Avenue Between Gayley Road and Dwight Way, Berkeley
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Located in the median at Piedmont Avenue and Bancroft Way in Berkeley.

CHL #986 Piedmont Way at Piedmont Avenue and Bancroft Way in Berkeley