The campus we know today is vastly different from its humble beginnings. In 1873, the campus comprised only two buildings — North and South halls — one of which still stands today. Other buildings were not as lucky.
Scroll down to find our map detailing buildings and landmarks through the decades as they grew to become the campus we walk through every day. Pay special attention to when iconic structures such as the Campanile and Sather Gate were erected, and see how old some of the classrooms you’re sitting in are.
Note: This map is not a comprehensive projection of every building to exist on campus — some have been left out for clarity.
The Original Campus — 1873
1873 - South Hall: First of two original buildings. Cornerstone laid in 1872.
1873 - North Hall: Razed in 1931. Site now occupied by Doe Library.
1879 - Mining and Mechanic Arts Building: Renamed to Civil Engineering Building in 1907. Again renamed to Anthropological Museum in 1931. Razed in 1959 to clear site for Campbell Hall.
1881 - Bacon Hall: Razed in 1961 to clear site for Birge Hall. Formerly known as Bacon Art and Library Building. Renamed in 1911.
1885 - Anatomy Building: Formerly Metallurgical Laboratory. Renamed in 1907. Razed in 1937 to clear site for Crocker Radiation Laboratory.
1888 - Agriculture Building: Razed in 1930. Rebuilt as Budd Hall in 1897 after it was destroyed by fire. Razed 1930 to clear site for Moses Hall.
1891 - Chemistry Building: Razed in 1963. Razed to clear site for Hildebrand Hall.
1893 - Conservatory: Razed in 1924.
1893 - Goldman School of Public Policy: Formerly Beta Theta Fraternity chapter house. University purchased in 1966. Became Public Policy school in 1969. Named Goldman School of Public Policy in 1997.
1893 - Mechanics Building: Renamed Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Building in 1931. Razed in 1965 to clear site for Davis Hall addition.
1898 - Botany Building: Razed in 1930 as a fire hazard.
1898 - East Hall: Razed in 1942 as a fire hazard. First located on site of LeConte Hall. Moved to site of Morrison Hall in 1921.
1898 - Hearst Hall: Destroyed by fire in 1922. Now used for southern portion of Wurster Hall.
1898 - Psychology Building: Razed in 1930. Formerly known as Philosophy Building. Renamed in 1916. Razed as fire hazard.
1903 - Faculty Club
1903 - Hearst Greek Theatre
1904 - Anthropology Building: Razed in 1953 to clear site for Hertz Hall.
1905 - California Hall
1906 - North Gate Hall: Originally named the Architecture Building. Renamed Engineering Research Services Building in 1964. Now officially called North Gate Hall.
1906 - Senior Hall
1907 - Hearst Memorial Mining Building
1911 - Durant Hall: Formerly Boalt Hall of Law. Renamed in 1951.
1911 - University House: Formerly known as President’s House.
1912 - Wellman Hall: Formerly known as Agriculture Hall.
1912 - Julia Morgan Hall: Also known as Girton Hall.
1913 - Chemistry Auditorium: Razed in 1959 to clear site for Latimer Hall.
1913 - Sather Gate and Bridge
1914 - Sather Tower, also known as the Campanile
1917 - Doe Memorial Library
1917 - Gilman Hall
1917 - Wheeler Hall
1917 - Hilgard Hall
1920 - Military Science Building: Became Music Building in 1933, then Dwinelle Annex in 1958.
1922 - Social Welfare Building: Razed in 1953 to clear site for Alumni House.
1923 - Band Building: Razed in 1964 to improve pedestrian circulation.
1923 - Stephens Hall: Formerly known as Stephens Memorial Union.
1923 - California Memorial Stadium: Dedicated to memory of university students who lost their lives in World War I. Seats 77,000.
1924 - Haviland Hall
1924 - Hesse Hall
1924 - Le Conte Hall
1927 - Botanical Gardens
1927 - Hearst Gymnasium for Women
1927 - Anna Head Alumnae Hall
1929 - Architects and Engineers Building: Formerly known as Grounds and Buildings Building. Renamed in 1961.
1929 - Bowles Hall
1930 - Giannini Hall
1930 - International House: Occupied by Navy V-12 units during World War II and called Callaghan Hall. Returned to university in 1946.
1930 - Valley Life Sciences Building: Formerly known as the Life Sciences Building.
1931 - Davis Hall: Formerly known as Engineering Materials Laboratory. Renamed in 1966.
1931 - McLaughlin Hall: Formerly known as Engineering Building. Renamed in 1966.
1931 - Moses Hall: Formerly Eshleman Hall (1931 to 1964). Originally a publications building for The Daily Californian and student magazines owned by ASUC.
1931 - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1937 - Crocker Radiation Laboratory: Razed twice — 1962 and 1966. First lab built specifically to house a cyclotron. East portion of building razed in 1962 to clear site for Physical Sciences Lecture Hall. West portion razed to improve campus landscape.
1941 - Optometry Building: Formerly known as Emergency Classroom Building, then Durant Hall.
1941 - Sproul Hall: Formerly known as Administration Building.
1941 - Minor Hall
1942 - Donner Laboratory
1942 - Stern Hall
1948 - Lewis Hall
1948 - Mulford Hall: Formerly known as Forestry Building. Renamed in 1964.
1949 - Bancroft Library
1949 - Clark Kerr Campus
1950 - Cory Hall
1952 - Dwinelle Hall
1953 - Home Economics Building: Renamed Morgan Hall in 1962.
1954 - Alumni House
1954 - Giauque Hall
1955 - Warren Hall: Demolished and rebuilt at nearby location in 2005.
1957 - Anthony Hall: Also known as the Pelican Building.
1958 - Hertz Memorial Hall of Music
1958 - Morrison Hall
1959 - Campbell Hall
1959 - Haas Clubhouse
1959 - Kroeber Hall
1959 - University Hall
1959 - O'Brien Hall
1959 - Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union: Rebuilt in 2015.
1960 - Unit 1 Residence Hall
1960 - Unit 2 Residence Hall
1960 - César E. Chávez Student Center
1961 - Earth Sciences Building
1961 - McCone Hall
1962 - Tolman Hall
1963 - Chemical Biodynamics Laboratory
1963 - Latimer Hall
1964 - Barrows Hall
1964 - Birge Hall
1964 - Wurster Hall
1964 - Barker Hall
1964 - Etcheverry Hall
1964 - Pimentel Hall
1964 - Unit 3 Residence Hall
1965 - Eshleman Hall: Rebuilt in 2015.
1966 - Boalt Hall
1966 - Hildebrand Hall
1966 - Lawrence Hall of Science
1966 - Simon Hall
1967 - Evans Hall
1968 - Moffitt Undergraduate Library
1968 - Zellerbach Hall
1970 - Woo Han Fai Hall: Former location of Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
1974 - Office of Public Affairs
1978 - Minor Hall Addition
1980 - Bechtel Engineering Center
1984 - Recreational Sports Facility
1990 - Foothill Residence Halls
1990 - Genetics and Plant Biology
1990 - Koshland Hall
1992 - Cleary Hall
1993 - Tang Center
1994 - Soda Hall
1995 - Cheit Hall
1995 - Haas School of Business
1996 - Tan Hall
1999 - Hearst Field Annex
1999 - Haas Pavilion
2004 - Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
2007 - Stanley Hall
2008 - C. V. Starr East Asian Library
2009 - Sutardja Dai Hall
2010 - Blum Hall. Formerly known as Naval Architecture Building. Built in 1914
2011 - Li Ka Shing Hall
2012 - Martinez Commons
2012 - Energy Biosciences Building
2015 - Jacobs Hall
2016 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive: Founded in 1963. Moved to new home in 2016.
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