Week1_Berkeley_Campu - Evolution of an Urban Setting The Berkeley Campus City and East B k l C Ci dE Bay Key dates of SF Bay Area Physical

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Evolution of an Urban Setting: The Berkeley Campus, City and East Bay
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Key dates of SF Bay Area Physical Development 1852 Yankee squatters on Domingo’ Peralta’s land decimate herd, forcing him to sell land to developer who later sells to University 1850s Continued development of town named Ocean View in area along bay, includes soap factory and lumber mill. 852 akland incorporated and becomes elegant suburb of SF 1852 Oakland incorporated and becomes elegant suburb of SF. 1853 Freight wharf at what is now Delaware St. in Berkeley. Captain James Jacobs opens shop at mouth of Strawberry Creek. 1 st industry is starch mill in 1855, near wharf. 1854 New England clergyman Henry Durant came to Oakland to set up college and in 1860 received a state charter to set up charter for private College of California in Oakland. 1863 Mountain View Cemetery, designed by F. L. Olmsted, created in Oakland as burial ground for SF elite 1860 Durant and other founders dedicated the new campus at Founder’s rock. 1866 Frederick Law Olmsted proposes scheme for College of California and Piedmont Ave. Suggested the College be named Peralta, but was not well received. 1866 Berkeley founders stood on knoll (founder’s rock) and noted “westward the course of empire takes its way” quote of poet George Berkeley. 867 ollege of California is re artered as the University of California 1867 College of California is re chartered as the University of California
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Strawberry Creek near UC Berkeley, undated
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Plan for campus and Piedmont Ave. F.L. Olmsted, 1866 UC Berkeley campus plan,1863
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erkeley, Founder’s Rock Berkeley, Founder s Rock
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Key dates of SF Bay Area Physical Development 1869 Arrival of transcontinental railroad in Oakland. 1869
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course ED 1 taught by Professor Sethian during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Week1_Berkeley_Campu - Evolution of an Urban Setting The Berkeley Campus City and East B k l C Ci dE Bay Key dates of SF Bay Area Physical

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