Thornburgs Storybook Village Succeeded Kelloggs Farm
Thornburg Village (photo: Daniella Thompson, 2004)
Berkeleys most remarkable collection of storybook-style buildings is Thornburg Village, popularly known as Normandy Village. Developed by Jack W. Thornburg and designed by William Raymond Yelland, it opened in the spring of 1927.
But the story doesnt end there. Thornburg Village continued to grow over the next three decades in the hands of subsequent owners and architects, and Thornburg went on to a distinguished career in aviation.
The story is told here.