William C. Hays
(1922), Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr. (1929),
...William Charles Hays came to Berkeley from Philadelphia in 1904.Two years later, Hays joined the architectural faculty of the University of California as its second teacher and was instrumental in designing the U.C. campuses in San Francisco and Berkeley.
took on the design of the BHS Gym, he
had already designed the handsome Academic Building (now known as Building C), Jefferson School
(City of Berkeley Landmark no. 117), and Thousand Oaks School
(City of Berkeley Landmark no.182, demolished).