University House, Berkeley

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University House
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University House
University House, Berkeley is located in Oakland, California
University House, Berkeley
University House, Berkeley is located in California
University House, Berkeley
University House, Berkeley is located in the US
University House, Berkeley
Location Oxford St., Berkeley, California
Coordinates 37°52′28″N 122°15′44″W / 37.8745°N 122.2623°W / 37.8745; -122.2623Coordinates: 37°52′28″N 122°15′44″W / 37.8745°N 122.2623°W / 37.8745; -122.2623
Area 2.6 acres (1.1 ha)
Built 1911
Architect Pissis, Albert
Architectural style Mediterranean Villa
MPS Berkeley, University of California MRA
NRHP reference # 82004652[1]
BERKL # 161
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 25, 1982
Designated BERKL February 25, 1991[2]

The University House is a building on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. Designed by the architect Albert Pissis, it was formerly the home of the president of the University of California, but is now the home of the Chancellor of the Berkeley campus.

It is actually the only residence in the campus's central core, as all student housing lies outside the core campus (but within walking distance), the Chancellor and his/her spouse usually live in the private quarters on the second floor of the home, while the ground floor is used for receptions and other events. The home features art on loan from the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Berkeley Landmarks". Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association. Retrieved 2013-03-04.