Gilman Hall

Built 1917. Daniel Coit Gilman was a geology professor at Yale who became the University of California's second president (1872-75) before going on to found the Johns Hopkins University. The building was designed by John Galen Howard. Room 307, where plutonium was discovered in 1941, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.

Building Details

Floors: 5

Accessible entrances: The main entrance to Gilman Hall is one the west side of the building, located at the top of an exterior stairway. Two additional entrances are located on the east side. All of these entrances lead to the first level, and none provides an automatic opener. An exterior walkway on the second level connects Gilman Hall to Tan Hall. This exterior entrance provides an automatic opener and push plates.

Restrooms: Both multiple user restrooms on the basement level provide stalls with room grab bars and space for side transfer. The multiple user restroom on the first floor also provides a stall with grab bars.

Designated waiting area: Designated Waiting Areas are located at either of the stair wells.

Emergency evacuation cabinet: W: The emergency evacuation cabinet is located is located directly across the elevator on the plaza level.

Pictures of Gilman Hall

The front side of Gilman Hall, facing east. There are two accessible entrances on the east side of the building.

East Face

The leftmost accessible entrance to Gilman Hall, facing east.

Leftmost East Entrance

The rightmost accessible entrance to Gilman Hall, facing east.

Rightmost East Entrance