13 January 2017

Building Berkeley: a lecture at the Berkeley City Club

The Berkeley City Club Presents

Building Berkeley: Bernard Maybeck, John Galen Howard, Julia Morgan, and the U.C. Berkeley Campus.

An illustrated lecture by Prof. Margaretta Lovell

Tuesday, 7 February 2017
6 pm
Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

Members $5; general $10; tickets via Eventbrite

Margaretta Lovell, Professor of American Art and Architecture at U.C. Berkeley, will discuss the history of the major Berkeley campus buildings. Among other topics, her lecture will cover the origins of college campuses; how the Berkeley campus location was determined; the Organic Act of 1868 that created the University of California; how the Stanford campus influenced Phoebe Apperson Hearst; the Hearst International Competition for the design of the U.C. campus and the architects who submitted plans; how the Hearst Memorial Mining Building survived the 1906 earthquake; original plan for the Campanile; and Julia Morgan’s campus designs.


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