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Do you recognize this part of the Holy Names campus? The Mealey Living Room, now outfitted with a pool table and television, was originally furnished with mid-century tables, chairs, and lamps.
A warm congratulations to our Class of 2012, graduating this Saturday, May 12. Today we share with you this image of the Class of 1962 celebrating their Commencement in the then-new Corrigan Courtyard. How many of you from that Class … Continue reading
The Spring 2012 issue of CA Modern, a magazine on Californian Mid-Century Modern architecture published by the Eichler Network, features a fascinating and colorful story on the art of mosaics, “Art Goes to Pieces.” In it, Senior Staff Writer David … Continue reading
College of the Holy Names Nuns on Lake Merritt, a photo by Holy Names University on Flickr.
The 60-acre property nestled in the Oakland hills was purchased by the Sisters with the money earned by the sale of the Lake Merritt campus to Henry Kaiser. The mid-century modern campus buildings, designed by Bay Area architect Milton T. … Continue reading