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1903/00/00 Rafael Guastavino Sr Artisan Construction begins on the Hearst Memorial Mining Building. The dramatic, high-ceilinged atrium features buff-toned Guastavino tiles and balconies lined with blue-green cast-iron railings housed upon steel lattice trusses.
1903/00/00 John Galen Howard Architect Construction begins on the Hearst Memorial Mining Building. The dramatic, high-ceilinged atrium features buff-toned Guastavino tiles and balconies lined with blue-green cast-iron railings housed upon steel lattice trusses.
1907/08/23 Walter H Ratcliff Jr Associate Architect Hearst Memorial Mining Building is dedicated to the memory of a very successful miner, George Hearst. The building was built as part of the Phoebe Hearst, George's wife, campus development plan.
1907/08/23 Phoebe Hearst Benefactor Hearst Memorial Mining Building is dedicated to the memory of a very successful miner, George Hearst. The building was built as part of the Phoebe Hearst, George's wife, campus development plan.

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Particulars for Hearst Memorial Mining Building:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Building Attribute Atrium
Sight Category Building
Decorative Arts Ceramic Tile
Higher Learning College
Area of Significance Education
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Neoclassical
Owner State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 25th March 1982

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Registry Address: Oxford St.
Registry Number: 82004646
Resource Type: Building
Theme Group: Berkeley, University of California MRA
Owner: State
Architect: Howard,John Galen
Architectural Style: Classical revival
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1907
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-Function: College

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