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William Stephen Allen Jr., Samuel Robert Anshen, Joseph Leopold Eichler, Claude Henry Oakland, Derek Parker, Sherwood Beach Stockwell

Active 1940-

Firm Notes

The architectural firm of Anshen and Allen has been headquartered in San Francisco, CA, since 1940.

Anshen and Allen originally made its reputation doing primarily residential designs; its work, over 3,000 houses by 1962, for the developer, Joseph L. Eichler, attracted wide attention in the early-to-mid 1950s.

Seattle office telephone number: 206-652-0111 (2008).

PCAD id: 227

1000 Vallejo Street Apartment House, San Francisco, CA1957
American President Lines, Limited, Passenger Accommodations, San Francisco, CA1956-1959San FranciscoCA
Bank of California, Office Building #3, Financial District, San Francisco, CA1969San FranciscoCA
Beach House at Yankee Point, Carmel, CA1953CarmelCA
Boyer House, Sacramento, CA1951SacramentoCA
Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona, AZSedonaAZ
Corregidor-Bataan Memorial Competition Entry Project, Corregidor, Manila Bay, The Philippines1957Corregidor IslandCavite
De Jesus, Joseph, House, Santa Clara, CA1952Santa ClaraCA
Eichler Homes, Incorporated, 3801 East Fairhaven Avenue House, Orange, CAOrangeCA
Eichler Homes, Incorporated, Terra Linda Housing Tract, San Rafael, CA1955-1956San RafaelCA
Fairhaven Tract, Orange, CAOrangeCA
Food Machinery and Chemical Corporation (FMC), Research and Engineering Center, Santa Clara, CA1961
International Building, San Francisco, CASan FranciscoCA
Moore, Ernest N., House, Yankee Point, Carmel, CA1953CarmelCA
Salk, Jonas, Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA1962-1965La JollaCA
Silverstone, Herschel and Sonya, House, Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico1949TaxcoGuerrero
Sunnyvale Manor Addition Housing Tract, Sunnyvale, CA1950SunnyvaleCA
Sunshine Glen Housing Tract, Palo Alto, CA1952-1953Palo AltoCA
Sunshine Glen Housing Tract, Paone, Frank D., House, Palo Alto, CA1952-1953Palo AltoCA
Sunshine Meadows Housing Tract, Santa Clara, CA1952-1953Santa ClaraCA
Tract House Development, Santa Clara, CASanta ClaraCA
Union Bank of California, Office Building, Portland, OR1969
United States Government, Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS), Dinosaur National Monument, Visitor's Center, Vernal, UT1957
University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA1965-1968BerkeleyCA
University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Parking Structure, Berkeley, CABerkeleyCA
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), Science and Laboratory Building, Santa Cruz, CA1964Santa CruzCA
University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Foege, Dr. William H., Bioengineering and Genome Sciences Building, Seattle, WA2003-2005SeattleWA
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