Hertz Hall

Built 1958. Named for the 1915-30 conductor of the San Francisco Symphony, Alfred Hertz, who left his estate to Berkeley for music. Hertz Hall's 678-seat concert hall hosts free noontime concerts during the academic year. The building also houses the music department's collection of historic organs.

Building Details

Floors: 4

Accessible entrances: Exterior door on the west side ground level has an automatic opener activated by two push plates.

Restrooms: There are four multiple user restrooms and one single user restroom on the ground level. Two of the multiple user restrooms next to auditorium do provide enough space in a stall for side transfer capabilities.

Designated waiting area: The Designated Waiting Area is located adjacent to the elevator.

Emergency evacuation cabinet: S: The emergency evacuation cabinet is located on the first floor directly across from the elevator.

Accessibility features: There are five usable fountains in the building. Location: Two are in the main lobby/entrance, to the left and right. Two more along west side of building. One located near northwest corner of building.

Pictures of Hertz Hall

The front side of Hertz Hall, facing South. The main entrance is at ground level.

Hertz Hall

The front courtyard to Hertz Hall, facing south. The courtyard's main entrance is at ground level.

South Courtyard

The main entrance to Hertz Hall, facing south. At the main entrance, there are three sets of manual doors.

South Entrance