Berkeley Gazette Article (1982)
Author: Betty Marvin for Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association
A Mix Of Lodge And Shops
"Berkeley's architectural heritage: Odd Fellow's Temple - a major part of the Oxford Corridor.
One of the major buildings along the so-called Oxford Corridor now being studied by university and city planners is the Odd Fellow's Temple at Oxford and Bancroft.
Built in 1926, two decades after the Masonic Temple on the same block of Bancroft, it closely resembles the older building in size and concept. It has ground floor commercial space far as many as 10 shops on the two street fronts, upstairs logde rooms of assorted sizes and purposes (including a main hall two stories high), and classical facades topped at just teh same height by balustrated parapets..." Read full article here