Site of College of California
California State Historic Landmark 45
#045 Site of College of California
Original Campus of University of California
University of California, chartered March 23, 1868. Located between Franklin and
Harrison, 12th and 14th streets, from 1869 to 1873, using buildings of former College of
California, successor to Contra Costa Academy founded by Henry Durant, June 1853. He was elected
first university president in June 1870. University moved to present Berkeley site
Nothing remains of this site.
NE corner of 13th and Franklin Sts, Oakland.
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