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Male, US, born 1872-08-28, died 1963-02-19

Associated with the firms network

Bakewell and Brown, Architects; Bakewell and Weihe, Architects

Professional History


Partner, Bakewell and Brown, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1906-1928; Partner, Bakewell and Weihe, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1928-1941.

Professional Activities

Bakewell was a member of the California State Board of Architecture, Northern District, in 01/1919. He served with President Edgar A. Mathews, Secretary-Treasurer Sylvain Schnaittacher and member Joseph Cather Newsom.

Professional Awards

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1937.



A.B., University of California, Berekeley, Berkeley, CA, 05/16/1893; Dipl., Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, 1900; Bakewell studied in the Ateliers of Julien Guadet and Edmond Paulin associated with the Ecole.



Bakewell's mother's maiden name was Vail.

Biographical Notes

SSN: 567-66-3660.

Associated Locations

  • San Francisco, CA (Architect's Office)
    San Francisco, CA

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PCAD id: 467

Adams, Lemuel, House, Oakland, CA1908OaklandCA
Arequipa Sanatorium, Fairfax, CA 1911FairfaxCA
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (ATSF), Depot, Downtown, Redlands, CA1908-1909RedlandsCA
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (ATSF), Depot, San Diego, CA1914-1915San DiegoCA
Beale, Marie, House, San Rafael, CA1909-1910San RafaelCA
Beale, Rosa, House, San Francisco, CA1910San FranciscoCA
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity House, Berkeley, CA1908-1909BerkeleyCA
Braley-Grote Building, Oakland, CA1908OaklandCA
Brown, Arthur, Sr., House, Oakland, CA1910OaklandCA
Campbell, Donald, Double House, San Francisco, CA1909San FranciscoCA
City and County of San Francisco, City Hall #5, San Francisco, CA1912-1915San FranciscoCA
City of Berkeley, City Hall #2, Berkeley, CA1908-1909BerkeleyCA
City of Paris Dry Goods Company, Department Store #5, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 1906-1907San FranciscoCA
City of Pasadena, City Hall #2, Pasadena, CA1925-1927PasadenaCA
Clark, Charles W., House, Pebble Beach, CA1925-1926Pebble BeachCA
Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral #2, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA1926-1930SeattleWA
Gallois Building, San Francisco, CA1910San FranciscoCA
Golden Gate International Exposition (GGIE), French Indo-Chinese Pavilion, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, CA1937-1939San FranciscoCA
Hammer, George, House, Oakland, CA1908OaklandCA
Hutchinson, J.S., House, San Francisco, CA1906San FranciscoCA
Josselyn, Charles, Building, San Francisco, CA1909-1910San FranciscoCA
Leimart, Walter, House, Piedmont, CA1908-1909PiedmontCA
Macdonald, A.D., House, Oakland, CA1907OaklandCA
Mann Hotel, San Francisco, CA1908San FranciscoCA
Martens, Frank C., House, Oakland, CA1908OaklandCA
McBean, Atholl, House, Woodside, CAWoodsideCA
McKee, S.B., House, Oakland, CA1908OaklandCA
Meyer, John Henry, House #2, Menlo Park, CA1920Menlo ParkCA
Miller, Henry East, House, Oakland, CA1910OaklandCA
Miller, H.M., Apartment Building, San Francisco, CA1908-1909San FranciscoCA
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (P, G & E), Headquarters Building, San Francisco, CA1924-1926San FranciscoCA
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), Palace of Horticulture, San Francisco, CA1913-1915San FranciscoCA
Parisian Dyeing and Cleaning Works, San Francisco, CASan FranciscoCA
Perry, Mrs. L.D., House, Piedmont, CA1907PiedmontCA
Price, Mrs. Hugh, House, Burlingame, CA1907BurlingameCA
Regents of the University of California, Office Building, South of Market, San Francisco, CA 1910-1911San FranciscoCA
Rothermel, George, House, San Francisco, CA1906San FranciscoCA
Sacramento Valley Irrigation Company, Offices1910
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA1926San FranciscoCA
San Francisco Housing Authority, Potrero Terrace Housing Development, San Francisco, CA1941-1942San FranciscoCA
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, War Memorial Veterans' Building, San Francisco, CA1922-1932San FranciscoCA
Sloat, John D., Monument, Monterey, CA1907MontereyCA
Stanford University, Branner Hall, Stanford, CA1922-1923StanfordCA
Stanford University, Encina Commons, Stanford, CA1923StanfordCA
Stanford University, Encina Gymnasium, Stanford, CA 1915StanfordCA
Stanford University, Green, Cecil H., Graduate Research Library, Stanford, CA1919StanfordCA
Stanford University, Hoover Institution of War, Revolution, and Peace, Hoover Tower, Stanford, CA1940-1941StanfordCA
Stanford University, Memorial Auditorium, Stanford, CAStanfordCA
Stanford University, Stadium #1, Stanford, CA 1921StanfordCA
Stanford University, Toyon Hall, Stanford, CA1922-1923StanfordCA
Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco, CA1926San FranciscoCA
Tucker, M.E., House, Alameda, CA1908AlamedaCA
United States Government, Federal Office Building #1, San Francisco, CA1936San FranciscoCA
United States Government, Federal Office Building, San Francisco, CA1936San FranciscoCA
Van Antwerp, W.C., House, Burlingame, CABurlingameCA
Walker, Talbot, House, San Francisco, CA1908San FranciscoCA
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