Gerald J. Veverka Collection2010-18

Chris Marino
University of California, Berkeley. College of Environmental Design. Environmental Design Archives
230 Wurster Hall #1820
Berkeley, CA 94720-1820
(510) 642-5124

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: University of California, Berkeley. College of Environmental Design. Environmental Design Archives
Title: Gerald J. Veverka Collection
creator: Veverka, Gerald J. , 1941-2014
creator: Hill, Henry, 1913-1985
Identifier/Call Number: 2010-18
Physical Description: 2 Cubic Feet One half hollinger box, six flat file folders, one model
Date (inclusive): 1957, 1979-1994
Date (bulk): 1979-1994

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator.

Preferred Citation

Gerald J. Veverka Collection, Environmental Design Archives, University of California, Berkeley.

Biographical note

Gerald (Jerry) J. Veverka was born in Chicago on March 4, 1941. He attended the University of Illinois where he graduated and went on to work for several Midwestern firms before moving to San Francisco in 1968. After 13 years of practicing in San Francisco, Veverka returned to graduate school earning a Master of Architecture degree from UC Berkeley, then he taught for three years at California Polytechnic State University. In 1980 Veverka returned to San Francisco, where he worked on managing several large office park projects as an Associate at MBT Associates. Six years later, in 1985, he began his private practice, primarily designing residential and commercial projects in and around the Bay Area. During this time, Veverka also taught perspective drawing through UC Extension. He passed away in April of 2014.

Scope and Contents

This collection documents six residential projects designed by Veverka, during the time he worked with architect Henry Hill (Farm West III residence) as well as during the time he ran his own independent architecture practice in San Francisco. Materials date from 1979 to 2003, span 2 cubic feet and are organized by project. Documents include: architectural drawings and sketches, correspondence, photographs, specifications, mechanical calculations, magazine and newspaper clippings, and one model.

Related collection

Henry Hill and John Kruse collection, 2002-2, Environmental Design Archives. College of Environmental Design. University of California, Berkeley, California.

Project Index

The following is a list of architectural projects from the Gerald J. Veverka collection. For more complete information about collection contents for each project, and shelf location, download the complete Project Index in an Excel spreadsheet format by going to For instructions on interpreting the Project Index, see The Guide to the Project Index.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Architects -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.
Architecture, Domestic--California--San Francisco Bay Area
Architectural drawings
Architectural photographs
Veverka, Gerald J. , 1941-2014
Hill, Henry, 1913-1985