Built 1912 by UC Berkeley engineering
graduate Carr Jones (his first house)
822 Santa Barbara Road
- Lincoln and Nina's home
From SF or Oakland:
Coming up freeway 880, you go almost all the way past the Berkeley
exits and take the last one, after Gilman, called Buchanan. It peels
off to the right, crosses a major street (San Pablo Avenue) and becomes
Marin Avenue. Keep going up, up, up the hill, basically staying with
traffic. You'll get to a traffic circle with a fountain - go all the
way to the other side, steepest street, which is still Marin. Third
left is Santa Barbara, take it. Go past boulder park on right, 822 is
on the west side of the street about 10 houses up as it curves to left.
Street is narrow and parking sometimes challenging, but It's ok to park
on the bay side of the street as it curves around.
Take the Buchanan exit (a left exit) as you approach Berkeley and
before you hit 880. You'll go left under the freeway and follow the
From UC campus:
Take Oxford Street (west edge of campus) north, go right at light on
Rose (note sign for Berkeley Rose Garden), left one block later on
Spruce. Up, up. One block after the second pedestrian crossing sign at
San Benito go left on Santa Barbara, in one block you'll cross Marin,
continue about a block.
Marin is VERY steep, best approach up hill is Spruce Street, left on
Santa Barbara across Marin.
Call if questions, cell 510-418-5193.
Mapquest view here.