Events Calendar

BAHA Events

Mountain View Cemetery guided drive-through

Friday, 10 July 2015
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Tickets: $15
Advance registration required

Mountain View Cemetery is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. On July 10 we’ll kick off our new season of Friday Outings with a guided drive-through of this beautiful historic cemetery. The tour will include the architecturally significant mausoleums and graves of the rich and famous.

Register by sending an e-mail to or calling (510) 841-2242. Registration cutoff is on Thursday, 9 July, at 4 pm.

Payment may be made through the following methods:
  • By check made out to BAHA and sent to BAHA, 2318 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
  • Electronically via PayPal
  • On tour day, handed in person to Sally Sachs (no credit cards)

We will meet at the entrance gate, 5000 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland at 10:30 am to arrange carpooling for the tour and parking for the rest of the vehicles. The tour will last an hour to an hour and a half. As always, an optional lunch at a local restaurant is available. Let us know if you’re interested in this option.


Other Events

Lucia Howard lectures on Shingle Style

Berkeley City Club
Thursday, 16 July 2015
7:30 pm
Tickets: $15 in advance or at the door

The Berkeley City Club Conservancy presents this lecture by architect Lucia Howard, a partner in Ace Architects, co-author of Shingle Style: Living in San Francisco’s Brown Shingles (Rizzoli, 2013) and Ranch Houses: Living the California Dream (Rizzoli, 2009), and co-founder of Piraneseum: Souvenirs of the Grand Tour.


Secret Sequoyah House Tour

Oakland Heritage Alliance’s summer house tour will focus on the Sequoyah neighborhood, nestled between two golf clubs at the northern edge of Knowland Park. Seven houses will be open on the self-guided tour, which will also include the Sequoyah Country Club and its grounds. A reception at the Country Club will follow the tour.

Sunday, 19 July 2015
Tour: Noon–4 pm
Reception: 4 pm–6 pm
Tickets: $25 OHA members, $35 general

For information or to volunteer, call the OHA office at (510) 763-9218 or e-mail


Free Guided Tours of the Oakland Museum

Founded in 1971, the Council on Architecture at the Oakland Museum of California supports the museum and celebrates its exceptional architecture. Its members are interested in promoting greater understanding and appreciation of the built environment through architectural tours, exhibits, and lectures.

On the first Sunday of each month, at 1 pm, members of the Council on Architecture lead tours featuring the museum’s architecture and gardens. There’s much to talk about with the exciting enhancements to the building by Mark Cavagnero Associates.

For additional information, call Sandra Coleman, (510) 451-6796.


Guided Tours of the Paramount Theatre

Public tours of the Paramount Theatre are given on the first and third Saturdays of each month, excluding holidays and holiday weekends. No reservations are necessary. Tours begin promptly at 10:00 am at the Box Office entrance on 21st Street near Broadway. The tour lasts about 2 hours and provides a full and informative view of the Theatre. Cameras are allowed. Admission is $5.00 per person. Children must be at least 10 years old, and adult chaperones are required. Please note that some areas of the tour are not wheelchair accessible.


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Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association
2318 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 841-2242

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