• Royce Hall

    Royce Hall is UCLA's iconic landmark building. Built in 1929, Royce Hall was patterned after the church of Sant'Ambrogio in Milan, Italy. The auditorium houses an antique pipe organ and hosts a wide variety of renowned performing artists. Luminaries who have appeared on stage include Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Geroge Gershwin.

  • Powell Library

    Powell Library, the main undergraduate library, is another striking example of Romanesque architecture. The octagonal tower resembles the Church of St. Sepolcro in Bologna, Italy, and the entrance is based on the Church of San Zenove in Verona, Italy.

  • Humanities Building

    The Humanities Building (formerly Kinsey Hall, the physics building, named for physics Professor Dr. Edgar Lee Kinsey) is one of the first four buildings built on the Westwood campus. It now houses the departments of English, Comparative Literature, Slavic Languages and Literature, Near Eastern Languages, and Writing Programs.

  • Haines Hall

    Haines Hall contains the departments of Anthropology, Sociology, the Chicano Studies Research Center, the African-American Studies Center, and the Education Abroad Program.

  • Royce Quad

    In the middle you will find Royce Quad (Dickson Terrace), the historic center of the UCLA campus. Surrounding the plaza are the campus' four original buildings, built in the Italian Romanesque style.

  • Shapiro Fountain

    At the west end of the Royce Quad is a gift from the class of 1989, the Shapiro Fountain.

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Royce Hall is UCLA's iconic landmark building. Built in 1929, Royce Hall was patterned after the church of Sant'Ambrogio in Milan, Italy. The auditorium houses an antique pipe organ and hosts a wide variety of renowned performing artists. Luminaries who have appeared on stage include Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Geroge Gershwin.