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Berkeley's Past, And Past Dreams Of the Future

Archaeologist Fights to Save Bahamian Site

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Top Story: Berkeley's Past, And Past Dreams Of the Future
Lavish Gymnasium

The final competition in 1899 included this perspective view of the central hall of a lavish gymnasium proposed by French architect Emile Bénard.

In a festive and instructive centennial observance of the architectural event that marked UC's coming of age, the Berkeley Art Museum will present "Roma/Pacific: The Phoebe Hearst International Architectural Competition and the Berkeley Campus, 1896-1930."

The show -- running Dec. 15 through April 23 -- provides a rare view into the past, and past dreams of the future, for the campus. It features stunning large-scale drawings, preliminary designs of buildings and setting of the campus, as well as related photographs. Much of this material has remained unseen for the past 100 years. (continues)


December 1, 1999 - January 11, 2000 (Volume 28, Number 16)
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