From fertile farmland to gleaming glass: How generations of architects built UC Berkeley

Photograph, taken in 1898 by O.V. Lange from the Berkeley Hills, of the early buildings of UC Berkeley's campus
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This photograph from the Daily Cal archives was taken by O.V. Lange from the Berkeley Hills in 1898. On the left in the open space is the still-standing South Hall, while the since-lost North Hall is visible to its right, with Bacon Hall sitting nestled in the trees closer to the hills. In the distance, the Golden Gate is visible, along with the San Francisco peninsula and Alcatraz Island.

To stroll through UC Berkeley’s campus is to travel through time, whether looking out from the top of the Campanile or down from the hills above.
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Most of us have often been curious enough to ask our parents why they named us what they named us or have Googled what our names really mean. But have you ever wondered why the place that we’re living in is named the way it is? Is it just simply
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