Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the Comments.
Photo: Chris Rooney.
Lawrence Hall of Science, lower floor
this is a tough one…lobby of the medical office building behind Alta Bates on Regent Street? Just a guess!
Somewhere in the Central Berkeley Public Library?
Is it in 1987?
old city hall
The 4th St. Apple store.
Definitely Lawrence Hall of Science. I was observing a father explaining what a dial tone was to his son there the other day.
Just outside city council chambers – it’s where all the cub reporters sprint to to call in their breaking city council news.
Ground floor of Barrows Hall on UCB campus. RIP payphones.
I was about to make a “when in Berkeley?” reference too…
Isn’t this outside council chambers, where all the cub reporters fight to see who can call in their story first?
Lawrence Hall of Science. My grandson seems to think it’s a time machine.
The new Don Draper Hall?
Don Draper used a rotary-dial phone. This is one of those newfangled phones with push buttons.
Here’ everything you’ve wanted to know about this not-quite-vanishing species of telephone: http://www.payphone-project.com/
And attached to the cable is ….
First Floor Dwinelle Hall on UCB Campus?
One more vote for Lawrence Hall of Science!
Berkeley Resident: You were fast and you were accurate! This photo booth is indeed at the Lawrence Hall of Science. Congratulations on being this week’s winner!
Actually, there are pay phones on a few BART platforms in SF. I haven’t look for a phone in Berkeley. They aren’t all gone. Not everyone has a cell phone. There is still a need for a few pay phones.
I have lots of local pay phones (and some from further afield) documented here:
I actually think this may be the same one:
Loved this WIB!
Um, it’s IN THE PAST…..heh…..Just kidding. It’s lovely. Where is it?
I looove your collection!!! Thank you for sharing :) Here’s one more for ya
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