The Edward A. Lee Festschrift Symposium was held on Friday, October 13, 2017 in the Berkeley City Club.. The day-time program (8am-5pm) was hosted in the Ballroom, the reception (5-8pm) was held in the adjacent Members Lounge and Terrace. The Berkeley City Club is located at 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704, one block south from campus.


There are no specific hotel blocks reserved for the symposium.
A comprehensive list of hotels and contact information can be found at the following link: UC Berkeley Housing Hotels page.

Below are some of the hotels close to campus that we recommend:

Berkeley City Club
A unique historic hotel designed by Julia Morgan, the venue of the symposium.
Bancroft Hotel
A small boutique hotel, a 10-minute walk from the symposium venue.
Hotel Shattuck Plaza
Close to BART, a 11-minute walk from the symposium venue.
Hotel Durant
An upscale hotel, a 7-minute walk from the symposium venue.


Getting to the Symposium

The venue is close by BART, public pay parking, and campus shuttle stops.

Note: Parking around the UC Berkeley Campus can be challenging, so we strongly encourage visitors to take public transportation.

Instructions from BART

  1. If you take Bart, get off at the Downtown Berkeley station.
  2. Take the UC Berkeley Shuttle (Perimeter Route) (Cost: $1)
    (Note that it is possible to walk from BART to the Berkeley City Club, but the walk is 11 minutes uphill.)
    Pick up the UC Berkeley Shuttle on Shattuck between Center and Addison. Finding the shuttle stop can be a little confusing since Shattuck Ave splits right near BART. The shuttle stop is on the Eastern split of Shattuck and on the east side of the street (toward the hills), near Bank of America.
  3. The nearest stop to the symposium venue is the Recreational Sports Facility (RSF) on Bancroft Way. The stop is across the street and very near the Berkeley City Club.
  4. The campus shuttle schedule is as follows: Pick up on Shattuck Avenue at :00 and :30 after each hour. The shuttle should stop at Bancroft Way near the venue at :25 and :55 past each hour. Note that the last bus back to BART is at 7:25pm.

Pay Parking at the RSF Garage (underground)

See the UC Berkeley Public Parking Site for more parking options.

The nearest parking lot for visitors is the "RSF Garage", with its entrace on Bancroft Way at Ellsworth Street. Machines are located in the lot ($20 maximum or hourly). Credit cards are accepted.

PayByPhone Parking offers drivers a convenient alternative to paying at the meter or in the public lots. If you use PayByPhone Parking, the code for Underhill lot is 9484. Go to for further instructions.


Please direct questions to ealfestschrift (at) lists (dot) eecs (dot) berkeley (dot) edu.