American Baptist Seminary of the West - Hobart Hall

American Baptist Seminary of the West - Hobart Hall (HMY9Z)

Location: Berkeley, CA 94704 Alameda County
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N 37° 51.919', W 122° 15.357'

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City of Berkeley Landmark - designated in 1999

— Julia Morgan, Architect, 1919 —

This compact complex of buildings linked by a series of arcades and academic quads in the English tradition was created to house one of Berkeley's oldest seminaries. Hobart Hall, designed by Julia Morgan, is notable for its elaborate brickwork, elegant arched north entry, and molded decorative terra cotta detail. In 1953, Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr., continued the Tudor Revival style with Johnson Hall to the east, and the small chapel with a double-gabled roof entry to the south. Additional campus buildings after 1964 reflect more modern architectural styles. Hobart Hall was substantially remodeled in 2000.
Berkeley Historical Plaque Project
HM NumberHMY9Z
Year Placed2007
Placed ByBerkeley Historical Plaque Project
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 3:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 565445 N 4191132
Decimal Degrees37.86531667, -122.25595000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 51.919', W 122° 15.357'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 51' 55.14" N, 122° 15' 21.42" W
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Area Code(s)510, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley CA 94704, US
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