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Significant progress made on Lower Sproul Redevelopment Project

Construction of the new Eshleman Hall will begin later this week, as part of a plan to make Lower Sproul a hub of student life and activity. A renovated Lower Sproul plaza and rebuilt northwest stairway are also expected to reopen at the end of September. The project remains on schedule and on budget. Read More…

Named after a former ASUC president, Eshleman Hall housed many student groups over its 47-year history.

Eshleman demolition ends colorful chapter of UC Berkeley history

The seven-story building, which housed a variety of Cal student groups — including the ASUC and The Daily Californian — was gradually demolished over the course of about a month as part of the Lower Sproul Plaza renovation project. But the memory of Eshleman Hall will be preserved through its colorful history. Read More…