Julia Morgan (in Mountain View Cemetery)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen
N 37° 50.070 W 122° 14.209
10S E 567156 N 4187727
Quick Description: Grave of Julia Morgan, architect of Hearst Castle.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/25/2008 12:02:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM3NJF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rangerroad
Views: 88

Long Description:
Julia Morgan is buried in Mountain View the scenic Olmsted-designed cemetery in north Oakland, California. She is buried along with family members, on a hillside overlooking the SF Bay.
Description:
Julia Morgan graduated in 1894 with a degree in Civil Engineering from UC Berkeley and was the first woman to graduate from the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. Upon returning to the SF Bay Area, she worked with John Galen Howard.

Morgan designed over 700 buildings mostly throughout California, the most famous being the Hearst Castle. Locally, she designed the Hearst Gymnasium for women on the UC Berkeley Campus and the Chapel of the Chimes located down the street from this cemetery.


Date of birth: 01/20/1872

Date of death: 02/02/1957

Area of notoriety: Art

Marker Type: Headstone

Setting: Outdoor

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: daylight hours

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

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