Philosophy Hall

Built 1931. Originally named for Bernard Moses, history professor from 1876-1930. The George Kelham-designed building started life as Eshleman Hall, home of the Daily Cal, before it was sold to the Regents in 1959 and renamed.

Building Details

Floors: 6

Accessible entrances: There is a usable entrance located on the east side of the first floor.

Restrooms: The only usable restrooms are on the first floor. Location: First Floor: one across the hall from the center staircase, another further west down hall.

Designated waiting area: When facing the elevator the Designated Waiting Area is located at the end of the hallway on the right.

Emergency evacuation cabinet: E: The emergency evacuation cabinet is located directly outside the accessible entrance of Moses on the basement level.

Accessibility features: There is a usable drinking fountain in the corridor of the first floor. Location: First Floor: Across the hall from the center stairs.

Pictures of Moses Hall

The front side of Moses Hall, facing north. The accessible entrance is an alternate entrance on the east face of the building.

Moses Hall

The accessible entrance to Moses Hall, facing east. To the right of the entrance is an automatic door opener and an evac chair.

East Entrance


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