c.1948 4

The Sterling Furniture Company (later Sterling, Bunster and Saxe) was a small local chain of furniture stores. The business was founded in 1875 in San Francisco by H.A. Moore. 1 The Oakland store opened in 1946 at 1800 Telegraph and 1749 Broadway. 2

The Oakland store closed in 1959 and the building was sold. The building was constructed in 1923 for Smith Brothers Stationery. 3

1950 ad

Links and References

  1. William H. Moore San Francisco Chronicle February 5, 1911
  2. Projects Pend in Six Cities Oakland Tribune January 9, 1946
  3. New Owners Will Remodel Sterling Bldg. Oakland Tribune October 21, 1959
  4. ohrphoto.stores.034 Oakland History Center