Blake Estate and Garden Architect: Walter Bliss. Completed: 1926
- Blake Estate Collection. Spans ca.1922-1998 and contains records documenting its history as the private residence of Anson S. and Anita Blake and later as a teaching resource owned and managed by the UCB, Department of Landscape Architecture, now the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning. Included are projects by professional architects and landscape architects, as well as design projects by landscape architecture students. Available at CED Archives ARCH 2002-6; call for appointment; view the Finding aid
- Blake garden (Spring 1987) by Linda Haymaker, Pacific Horticulture, 48(1), p. 8 -13. Discusses early development of the garden and the subsequent work under the ownership of UC Berkeley. Plan and photographs. See: Ref Desk File:UCB Buildings, Landscape, Plans.
- Blake garden : a history of landscape change (2006) compiled by Linda Jewell, John Norcross and graduate students
- Return to glory (Summer 1986), by Lawrence Lee, Garden Design, 5(2), p.56-64. Describes restoration of the Blake garden, including plant species. Photographs.
Botanical Garden Architect: Office of Architects and Engineers. Completed: 1927
- Berkeley Campus Plan --Vol. 3:1, p. 21 and Vol. 3:10, p. 27
- General plan ... for botanic garden & arboretum in Strawberry Canyon, University of California, Berkeley (1937) by Adele Wharton Vaughan. Map. Scale [1:228], 1/16" = 1". Scale [1:480]. 1" = 40'.
- Master plan: Botanical garden, University of California. [Berkeley, Calif.]: The Garden, [198-?].
- A master plan for a botanical garden and arboretum in Strawberry Canyon, University of California, Berkeley (1937).
- Proposed plans for botanical institute: [University of California, Berkeley]. (1911). Map. Scale [1:4,800] 1" = 400'. Available at Bancroft G4364.B5:2U5 1911 .P7 University Archives Case XB
Campanile Esplanade Also called “Sather Esplanade”
The formal open-air setting for the Campanile planted with sycamores, remnants of the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition, transplanted after the expo closed. When planted and trimmed in the formal manner, these pollarded trees are called London Plane Trees.
Central or Memorial Glade Landscape architect: Richard Haag and Royston Hanamoto Alley and Abey landscape architects. Completed: 1997-1998
The Glade is the topping on the underground layers of the Gardner Stacks in Doe Library.
Goodspeed Natural Area: Sloping grass area between the Faculty Club and Strawberry Creek
Founders Rock Area
- Founders Rock area. [Contributors, Campus Planning Study Group, Richard Bender, director ... et al., landscaping issues, Russell Beatty, Matt Potteiger]. Draft. [Berkeley, Calif. : The Group, 1979] Includes planning information regarding Stern Hall, maps, and plans.
Grinnell Natural Area
A grove of coast live oak, Monterey pine trees, and redwoods near the West entrance of campus, bordered to the north by Strawberry Creek and the Eucalyptus Grove.
Hearst Mining Circle Architect: John Galen Howard Completed:1914
Maxwell Family Field
- An artificial turf multi-use playing field. Formerly Kleeberger Field
- See Central or Memorial Glade
A pedestrian gate at the north entrance to campus, located at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Hearst Avenue, donated by the class of 1954.
- The Class of 1954 Gate competition, (1996) University of California, Berkeley. A brief history of the competition and construction of the gate, and reproductions of the finalists' and other entrants' architectural plans.
Plazas See also individual plazas, by name
Sather Gate Architect: John Galen Howard. Completed: 1910.
Sproul Plaza Hardison & DeMars with Lawrence Halprin. Completed: 1961.
- The Transformation of Lower Sproul – plans, drawings and budgetary information for renovation of Lower Sproul Plaza by the Lower Sproul Plaza Students Council.
- Center of action: with its last structures in place, the Berkeley Student Center is a model of urban design. (April 1970).Architectural forum, 132(3), p. 64 - 71. ill., plans.
- Paraboloids for a pedestrian city. (September 1959). Architect and Engineer, 218(3) p. 4-5 ill.
- Lower Sproul Urban Design Study (November 2007), [PDF], SMWM, University of California, Berkeley.
- Management plan for Strawberry and Claremont Canyons (1979) prepared by Joe McBride and revised by Russell A. Beatty.
- Photo of Strawberry Creek
- Strawberry Creek Collection. Studies, memoranda, articles, reports, field data, student term papers (undergraduate and graduate level for the departments of Forestry, Biology, Entomology, and Landscape Architecture), etc., on Strawberry Creek. Major topics include water pollution, water quality, aquatic ecology, hydrology, and history. Chiefly compiled by Prof. of Entomology and Parasitology, and Prof. Emeritus of Geology and Landscape Architecture, UCB. WRCA MS 88/1; See Finding aid
- Strawberry Creek management plan (1988) by Robert B. Charbonneau.
- Strawberry Creek: a walking tour of campus natural history. 2nd ed. (2000). Berkeley: University of California.
- Dawn Redwoods: One of the Dawn redwoods located by the west entrance to McCone Hall may date back to the seedlings and seeds brought back from China in 1948 by Palentology Professor Ralph Chaney. The Dawn Redwood had been known only as a fossil until 1941.
- Eucalyptus Grove: Located in the original southwest corner of the campus, on the north side of Strawberry Creek, the grove was planted as a wind break for the first campus athletic facility, "Cinder Track". It was located approx. where the Valley Life Sciences buildings now stands. The grove is thought to be the tallest stand of hardwoods in North America and was planted from seed taken from Australia in 1877. Adjacent to the grove is Douglas Tilden's statue, "The Football Players."
- Photo - http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~eldrin/photo_album_II/berkeley_tour/32.htm
- Willey Redwood: Located Southeast of Giannini Hall, this is the oldest Redwood on campus, believed to have been planted before 1870. The tree is named for Reverend Samuel Willey, one of the founders of the College of California. Information from Berkeley Landmarks (2001) by Susan Dinkelspiel Cerny, p.163.
- Going out on a limb for Berkeley's venerable trees (January 26, 2004) by Steve McConnell, NewsCenter. With an illustrated slide show.
- Notes on the Origin of the Eucalyptus Grove on Strawberry Creek on the Grounds of the University of California, Berkeley (1954) by F.A. Jackson. Pamphlets on forestry in California; vv. 25.
- Trees of Berkeley. Slide show with photos and identification of several notable trees on campus.
- Trees of the Berkeley campus (1976) prepared by Robert A. Cockrell with the assistance of Frederick F. Warnke.
- Trees of the Berkeley Campus (1953) by Woodbridge Metcalf. Pamphlets on dendrology; vol 18.
- Trees of the Berkeley campus, University of California (1969) by Woodbridge Metcalf and Dale Carnegie.
- University of California, Berkeley: an architectural tour and photographs (2002) by Harvey Helfand.