UC Berkeley and the city funded the amenities hub in ongoing efforts to clear People’s Park and make way for construction of student housing.
People are moving into temporary housing as UC Berkeley prepares to build student housing at the park this summer.
Preservationists are hoping the listing might persuade UC Berkeley to build housing elsewhere but Cal says it won’t.
A man living in the park has been hospitalized after someone lit his tent on fire Tuesday morning and hit him multiple times with a golf club, police say.
For much of Cal’s history, providing housing for students was not a priority. Troubled finances in the last few decades have hobbled Cal’s efforts to catch up.
UC Berkeley plans to build student housing on the park this summer.
Berkeley family’s 60-year saga — People’s Park, Heyday Books, Greek Theatre, leg lifts.
UC Berkeley is expected to begin construction at the park in the summer.
Neumann, who came up in the counterculture 1960s, will continue advocacy through his private practice as well as his work as an artist.
Haberfeld was proud of his arrest record — watching the polls in Mississippi in 1967, protesting the Iraq war in 2003 and twice in Berkeley in the ’60s.
The Anna Head School opened in 1892. Now a group of historians, architects and contractors wants to work with UC Berkeley to preserve some of the school’s decrepit buildings.
The projects include affordable housing on church properties in South Berkeley and the Homekey hotel in Northwest Berkeley.