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Albert S. Aronson, Catherine Krouse Bauer, Theodore C. Bernardi, Donn Emmons, George Ripley Kennaday, Richard Collamore Millet, Benjamin Polk, Willard Doane Rand Jr., James Donald Wickenden, Russell E. Williams, William Wilson Wurster

Active 1945-present

Firm Notes

WBE was headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The WBE Office became an important "finishing school" for many Bay Area architects.

WBE moved its offices to 1620 Montgomery Street in 03/1961.(See "New Addresses," Pacific Architect and Builder, vol. 67, no. 4, 04/1961. p. 18.)

PCAD id: 128


NameDateCityState
1st Unitarian Church #2, Berkeley, CA1962BerkeleyCA
Arian House, Mill Valley, CA1947Mill ValleyCA
Bank of America, World Headquarters Building, 555 California Street, San Francisco, CA1967-1969San FranciscoCA
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) System1964-1967San FranciscoCA
Bernardi, Theodore, House, Sausalito, CA1951SausalitoCA
Boggs, James, House, Atherton, CA1952-1953AthertonCA
Capitol Towers Apartments, Sacramento, CA1957-1960SacramentoCA
City and County of San Francisco, Golden Gateway Redevelopment Project, San Francisco, CA1959-1966San FranciscoCA
City of Mill Valley, Public Library, Main Library #2, Mill Valley, CA1964Mill ValleyCA
Coleman, James V., House, San Francisco, CA1962San FranciscoCA
Emmons, Donn and Nancy, House, Almonte, Mill Valley, CA1947-1948Mill ValleyCA
Ghirardelli, Domenico and Son, Chocolate Company, Factory #3, San Francisco, CA1896-1898San FranciscoCA
Gregory, Warren and Sadie, House #1, Greenwood Terrace, Berkeley, CA1904BerkeleyCA
Heller, E.H., House, Lake Tahoe, NV1950Lake TahoeNV
Kelso, James, House, Kent Woodlands, Kentfield, CA1952-1953KentifeldCA
Monterey Peninsula Junior College, Theatre, Monterey, CA1968-1970MontereyCA
Myers, Helen, House, San Francisco, CA1951San FranciscoCA
Nowell, Nelson T., and Marguerite, House, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA1946-1947Carmel-by-the-SeaCA
Nowell, Nelson T., and Marguerite, House, Stockton, CA1952-1953StocktonCA
Partridge, Gryffyd, House, Mill Valley, CA1947-1948Mill ValleyCA
Pope, Saxton Temple, House #3, Lafayette, CA1955LafayetteCA
Richmond-Chase Office Building, San Jose, CA1946San JoseCA
Ritter House, Atherton, CA1957AthertonCA
San Francisco Civic Center, Brooks Exhibit Hall, San Francisco, CA1956-1958San FranciscoCA
Schuman, Isadore and Ida, House, Woodside, CA1949WoodsideCA
Sperry House, Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA1953Los AngelesCA
Stanford Medical Plaza, Stanford, CA1959StanfordCA
Stanford University, Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA1953-1955StanfordCA
Temple Emanu-El #4, North Dallas, Dallas, TX1956-1957DallasTX
Trinity University, One Trinity Place, Master Plan, San Antonio, TX1951-1962San AntonioTX
Turner, John D., House Project, Stockton, CA1946-1947StocktonCA
United States Government, Department of State, Consulate Office Building, Hong Kong, China1958Hong Kong
Wells, Mason, and Hamilton, Frank, House, San Francisco, CA1963San FranciscoCA
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