AKA: Cragmont Test School, Berkeley, CA

Structure Type: built works - public buildings - schools - elementary schools

Designers: Warnecke, John Carl, A.I.A., Architect (firm); John Carl Warnecke Sr. (architect)

Dates: [unspecified]

Berkeley, CA

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This experimental Cragmont Elementary School was built c. 1946. Some classrooms at Cragmont Elementary were illustrated in advertisements for Insulux Glass Block, a product of Owens-Illinois Company of Toledo, OH. This type of Insulux Glass Block #352 was designed to diffuse salubrious light into classrooms for the health of young children while, at the same time, controlling glare.

A two-room frame annex to the Cragmont School was done by Warnecke after World War II;

PCAD id: 657