The Chandler Building

Coordinates: 37°51′54.9″N 122°15′31.37″W / 37.86525°N 122.2587139°W / 37.86525; -122.2587139

The Chandler Building (sometimes called the Chandler Apartments) is a historic building at the corner of Dwight Way and Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, California. It is 4 stories tall. It was built in the 1920's.

The building has received some literary fame, being featured prominently in the 2002 mystery novel The Chandler Apartments by Owen Hill, who wrote the book while living there.

It is also the former residence of Jonathan Lethem, a novelist and MacArthur Fellowship recipient.

Citations

The information about Jonathan Lethem comes from a current resident of the Chandler Building (circa 2006).

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