Phoebe Hearst Architectural Competition brought the
name of the University of California before an international
audience, and its grand plan guided the physical development
of the Berkeley campus for decades. Its design concept
brought us those structures that have become a symbol
of the campus: the Campanile and Sather Gate, as well
as the granite buildings of the Beaux-Arts style that
are hallmarks of central campus.
turn of the century marked the beginning of UC's tranformation
into one of the premier research universities in the
excerpt from: "The First Benefactors,"
University of California Magazine, April 1899