California Historical Landmarks In Oakland

Landmark # 849 - Mills Hall

Description: When Mills Seminary, forerunner of Hue college, transferred its operations to Oakland from Benicia in 1871, it moved into a long, four-story building with a high central observatory. The mansarded structure, which provided homes for faculty and students as well as classrooms and dining halls, long was considered the most beautiful educational building in the state.

Location: Mills College, 5000 MacArthur at Pierson St, Oakland

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places: NPS-71000132


Additional Resources

Additional photographs of Mills Hall are available at the following web sites.


Landmark 849 - Mills Hall - Alameda County

Mills College Virtural Tour

Use of California State Parks Data

Description, location and historical landmark status provided by California State Parks under the following conditions.



Photo Credits

Photo of Mills Hall copied from Mills College official web site.






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